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Silk brocade

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Gray silk ground or fancy weave. On this are bunches of conventional flowers woven with pink, yellow, and green silk and silver thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. Van Renssaeler Thayer

Italian, Very late 17th or early 18th century


Overall: 46 x 53cm (18 1/8 x 20 7/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk with silver-colored metallic thread wrapped on white silk core brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts