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Brocade fragment

Ground of deep cream satin with powdered figure of rosette and minute dots; deep border design of symmetrically arranged large-scale polychrome flowers; lower edge cut in scallops; border design somewhat worn.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

51.2597

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles