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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with gold. The design of long conventional silver and gold leaves, detailed in places with festoons of flowers and enclosing bunches of flowers, is woven with violet, salmon pink, white, green, light blue and black silk. Trimmed with broad gold gimp. Lined with coarse...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, Late 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts