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Piece of brocade

The ground is of corded pink silk. The design, which is outlined in places with pink satin, consists of cornucopia-like forms, conventional flowers, leaves and birds, and is woven with silver and gold thread and green silk. Pieced and faded.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French or Italian, Probably 17th?–18th century

Accession Number

95.1048

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles