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Brocade

English, probably Spitalfields, 18th Century panel, curved and pointed at one end. Bright yellow figured taffeta ground. Large floral sprigs, each bearing three different types of blossoms, brocaded with polychrome silks, arranged in two conforming serpentine stripes. Flat, rather wide selvedges...

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Credit Line

Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve

English, 18th century

Object Place

England

Accession Number

59.212

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles