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The ground is of corded white silk. The design of baskets containing large bunches of symmetrically arranged flowers and fruit, separate sprays of flowers and ribbons, is woven with gold, pink, violet, green, white, blue and black silk. Trimmed with gold gimp. Lined with heavy linen. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French or Italian, Late 17th–early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts