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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground of fancy weave; on this are irregular waving lines broken by large and small flowers, woven with violet, pink, blue, green, yellow and black silk, and gold and silver thread and cord, and narrow strips of metal.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


56.2 x 16.5 cm (22 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts