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Piece of brocade

White corded silk ground. The design of conventional flowers and other forms, was probably suggested by the Chinese, and is woven with a great deal of strong yellow and dark red and small quantities of light green, light blue and pink silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

18th–19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts