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Brocade fragment

White silk ground on which are stripes about two inches wide with a pattern brocaded in lemon yellow and burnt orange, and with zig-zag effect in cream color silk. Between these stripes are stripes of lemon yellow. Part of a chair cover owned by Joshua Green, born in 1731, died in 1806.

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Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Probably French, 18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts