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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with gray silk and narrow strips of silver. On this is an all-over design of small sprays of flowers. The leaves are woven with brown silk, the flowers, with gray, light and dark green, pink and light blue silk and gold thread. Around some of the flowers and leaves are...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian or French, 17th–18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts