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Brocade fragment

Piece; background striped, some stripes white taffeta with self-colored minute figure, some stripes white twill with narrower blue stripes; broad areas between white stripes in light blue horizontal ribbing formed by extra warp; in a full width, two slender serpentines bearing minute berries,...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Taffeta, twill


Textiles and Fashion Arts