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Brocade fragment

Fragment; ground fabric originally a deep coral red, now badly faded; a closely massed design of highly ornamental floral and foliate motives against fantastic decorative forms; brocaded with gold and silver metal yarns and polychrome silks.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

48.316

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles