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Piece of brocade

The ground is of black corded silk. The design of undulating ribons, is woven with blue and white and bunches of flowers, in yellow, orange, light green and white. Lined with heavy white linen. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French or Italian, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts