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Piece of brocade

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Salmon pink ground on which are waving bands of ribbon, woven with the same color, and bunches of flowers and vines, of blue, violet, green, and white silk, and silver thread, cord, and narrow strips of metal.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 54.6 x 46.4 cm (21 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.466

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles