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Panel of brocade

Made up of five lengths of full loom width, taken from a dress. Green silk ground with white, pink, red, and three shades of green brocading weft yarns. Pattern consists of vertically oriented floral vines, one with a white and green stem alternating with and looping around one with a green stem.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

European, mid-19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts