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Fragment of brocade

Rectangular. Green silk damask ground with landscape vignettes brocaded in polychrome silks and silver threads. Symmetrical design: on central axis, an urn on pedestal in garden bound by balustrade, with cupids standing on terminal posts; at left and right cupids on pedestals before ornamental...

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Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

French, 18th century

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Silk damsk, brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts