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Piece of brocade

The ground which is woven of light neutral yellow and gold has on it a design of straight and undulating bands, and sprays of flowers, woven with silver and gold thread, paillettes and green, orange, red, violet and blue silk. Edged with gold lace.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts