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Length of silk

Length, with lower end cut in concave curve. Pinkish red satin ground, with weft twill pattern in green, yellow, and white silks and brocaded gold yarns. Double point repeat on vertical axes, showing chinoiserie pattern of warriors with trumpets and spears, snowy mountains, ch'i lins and exotic...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund


Dutch, early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin with supplementary silk continuous patterning wefts tied in twill and supplementary discontinuous silk and metallic patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts