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Piece of silk brocade

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Part of a vertical repeat. On a figured white warp twill ground, a symmetrical design showing a large green and yellow fruit-flower from which issue, at left and right, rose colored, violet and blue roses, yellow and green foliage and yellow berries. Narrow, flat selvedges. Several small stains.

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Bequest of James William Paige

French, 18th century


47.3 x 50.6 cm (18 5/8 x 19 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts