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Piece of brocade

The ground is of white silk woven with narrow strips of silver; on this is a design of cornucopias and bulb-like forms from which spring large flowers woven with blue, yellow, green, and faded red silk, and gold thread. The same description as 93.842 but woven with a different arrangement of...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored metallic thread brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts