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Fabric

The ground is white silk with a diaper, a small conventional floral design also is in white. The large symmetrical design of various larger, single and double flowers festoons of small flowers and large silver leaves is woven with red and pink, dark and light reddish violet, green and blue...

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Provenance

Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel, March 1, 1918. Returned March 25, 1919 (Two Pieces).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

French, 1700–50

Accession Number

19.704a

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles