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Fragment of brocade (one of two)

Two fragments; white satin ground fabric with background design of narrow vertical stripes horizontally ribbed and diagonal small-scale flowering branches (ribbed stripes formed by extra white silk warp, flowering branches by extra white silk weft); over regularly spaced wide white satin stripes...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Carroll B. Hills

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts