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Brocade fragment

Ground: cream white silk. Design: narrow stripes, small floral sprays connected by ribbons to form an undulating line, alternating with stripes on unconnected floral sprays, woven with pale pinkish orange, reddish violet, yellowish green, bluish green, and cream white silk. Two pieces sewed...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Italian,

Accession Number

28.116

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles