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Brocade fragment

Deep pinkish yellow ground of fancy weave; on this are hats, and sprays of flowers, woven with deep rose color, strong blue, yellow, white, and black silk, and chenille.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French, Time of Louis 16th, late 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts