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Piece of brocade

White ground originally with elaborate zigzag self-colored figure now almost entirely worn away; incomplete repeat of sprays of fantastic flowers flanking central symmetrical floral arrangement; brocaded with polychrome silks and several kinds of metal thread. Background fabric badly worn and...

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Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts