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Fragment of brocade

Sprays of naturalistic and stylized blossoms and leavs in polychrome silk and metallic yarns on a yellow silk ground worked in lozenge pattern motif. Condition good.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.807

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver colored metallic thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles