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Louis XV style: Meandering roses and blueberries brocaded and lancé in rose, blue, green, and beige silk and gold and silver metallic threads (lamé and frisé) on cream colored silk taffeta liseré fround. Two repeats in the width. Condition: Fair; staining and thread abrasion.

Credit Line

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

French (Lyon), about 1760–65

Object Place

Lyon, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts