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Length of "bizarre" silk (selveges intact). Pattern of small bud vases with tiny flowers and large vases within floral arrangements with large stem with flowers and fruits spilling out to lower left. Gilt-silver ground, pattern in gilt-silver, silver and green, yellow, blues, coral, light pink...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

about 1700–10

Object Place

Probably France

Dimensions

Overall: 89.2 x 54.3 cm (35 1/8 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.632

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles