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Piece of brocade

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Plain gauze weave in pale blue silk with two heavier yarns added at intervals in the warp and weft to form window-pane pattern. Small floral sprays brocaded at intersections of these heavy yarns. Selvedge on both sides of wide blue stripe. Edge turned under and hemmed at one end.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, 19th century

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47.6 x 81 cm (18 3/4 x 31 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts