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Symmetrical design of flowers and fruit in vase, branching foliage, wheat, grapes, and winged insects brocaded in bright pink, pale pink, mauve, green, blue, and gold silk threads on white silk satin damask ground. Woven under hood: "FABRICA DELAREALCASA DECARIDAD DETOLEDO." Self orphrey;...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior

Spanish (Toledo), mid-19th century

Object Place

Toledo, Spain

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask, brocaded


Textiles and Fashion Arts