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Brocade fragment

Bright flalme-red ground, woven in diamonds; on this are stripes of blue and white twisting ribbons and bunches of flowers woven with blue, white, pink, dark red, bright green, and black silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk Brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts