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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.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French, 18th century

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

95.1051

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles