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Piece of brocade

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Light blue silk ground in compound weave. Brocaded in polychrome silks, silver wire wound on a silk core and frise silver yarn. Buildings and ruins surrounded by trees and flowers. Scene of the interior of a room with furniture and a Chinese figure smoking a long pipe. Composed of several...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French,

Object Place

France

Dimensions

29.6 x 58 cm (11 5/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.342

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver metal thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles