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Piece of brocade

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Gray satin ground on which are lily-like flowers and irregular strips of pink, detailed with large and small flowers. The design is woven with salmon pink, deep rose color, gray, blue, brown, and green silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, Time of Louis 14th, late 17th–early 18th century


Overall: 67.9 x 29.2 cm (26 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts