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Piece of silk weaving

Compound satin weave. Pattern in cream, tan, rust and rose on a bright blue ground. Overall pattern of ogival panels with large symmetrical floral arrangements in the centers and at the sides. Repeat not complete. Piece composed of a number of fragments, irregular shape. Soiled and stained, many...

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Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Spanish, 1700–50

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Silk Weaving, compound satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts