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Piece of brocade

Heavy, corded, cream colored silk with a design of bunches of flowers and undulating ribbons. The ribbons are woven in deep cream colored and blue silk, and darker blue chenille, the bunches of flowers with cream, yellow, dark brown, and green silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts