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Ground: red corded silk with almost invisible floral pattern of red satin. Undulating vine with flowers and leaves woven with silver and gold thread (silver wound on white silk, gilded silver wound on yellow silk) and a little pale blue silk. Fragments sewed together, lined with pale brown...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Italian?, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts