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Fragment of galloon

Binding warp: yellow silk. Pattern warps: pinkish orange, pale blue, and cream-colored silk. Weft: yellow silk and silver thread. Design: shield with arms of Leon and Castile, quartered, surmounted by a crown and supported by two cupids, and the words "Viva Phelipe V" along each edge.

Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg

Spanish, early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts