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Brocade fragment

(Light blue satin ground; on a cliff from which grows a large tree, stands a shepherd, with his pipe and two sheep, and a flower-woman; large flowers and leaves out of all proportion to the figures. The colors are bright green, red, pink, brown....)

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French(?), Late 17th(?)–18th century

Accession Number

85.317

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles