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Rectangular piece brocade

Rectangular piece, one corner cut. Ivory damask grounf, brocaded with polychrome silks and silver yarn. Symmetrical design showing scrolling sprays bearing roses or carnations, with silver cords and tassels on vertical sides. Worn, stained; silver tarnished.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1700–50

Object Place

France

Accession Number

51.1573

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles