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Two pieces of a ribbon sewed together, white ribbed silk ground, edges cut in irregular scallops and finished with very narrow gold galloon with looped edges, irregularly scalloped edges follow the outlines of the central fat silver serpentine, over serpentine repeat fo floral spray alternately...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

65.4 x 4.7 cm (25 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1189

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt and silver metal threads brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles