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Piece of brocade

The ground is of white silk powdered with white bees. The design of undulating bands of ribbons and flowers and bunches of flowerss, is woven with pink, yellow, white, brown and light green silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French or Italian, 17th?–18th century

Accession Number

96.425

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles