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Pillow case

Reddish violet corded silk brocaded with gold and silver thread. Design: sprays of roses (silver) in ogival framework of twisted gold ribbons. Ground closely brocaded with gold leaving outlines and accents only in reddish violet silk. Badly worn. Back of pillow case red satin with couched gold...

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Gift of Emile Bernat

possibly French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts