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Panel of brocade

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a ground of tan ribbed silk. Three motifs surronded by floral wreaths and sprays. Bird feeding worm to young birds in nest, musical instruments, hat and musical instrument. Selvedge on both sides of six cords and wide stripe. A second piece is attached to the top....

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Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, 1725–75

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts