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Piece of brocade

Piece, made of three fragments sewed together. Ground fabric of linen warp and cotton weft brocaded with polychrome woolen yarns. Shows a pink rose at left and a lavender one at right; between these, an undulating line of black and orange feathers and small blue blossoms. Wools worn off in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elinor Merrell

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts