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Piece of brocade

Corded white silk ground. The design of symmetrically arranged bunches of flowers, and irregular forms is partly in outline and partly solid. The colors are deep pink, light blue, light golden brown, violet, green, white and gold.

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Hill Bigelow

French or Italian, Late 17th–early 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts