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Taffeta brocade

Pink taffeta ground figured with small floral sprigs executed with weft floats. Irregular curvilinear compartments formed by interplay of feathered ribbons in neutral red, silver and white. Three types of silver thread: tinsel, flat spiral and overspun. Narrow, corded pink selvedge. Faded,...

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Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

61.203

Medium or Technique

Taffeta, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles