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Pale green silk ground; only part of the design of flowers and waving ribbons can be seem; the design is woven with reddish violet, blue, green, red and white silk and silver. Sewed on the middle of the stole is a cross of gold gimp. The ends are trimmed with similar gimp. Lined with white linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Eben Wright

Probably French, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts