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Brocaded panel

French or Italian, 18th-century panel (taken from a cope) Pale grayish-blue satin ground, decorated with supplementary polychrome silk wefts in compound weave. All-over pattern of short leafy branches bearing cabbage roses, trumpet-shaped blossoms and other flowers and fruits. Selvedges at both...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Arthur Reardon

French or Italian, 18th century

Object Place

France or Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Satin, brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts