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Brocaded in silver wire and gilded silver wire wound on silk cores, gilded tinsel, gilded silver frise yarn and polychrome silks. Wide, lacy ribbons and floral sprays in blue and gold forming irregularly-shaped panels with floral sprays in polychrome on a silver ground. Selvedge on one side of...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, Around 1750

Object Place

France

Dimensions

42.5 x 95.5 cm (16 3/4 x 37 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.349

Medium or Technique

Silks, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles