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Panel. Cream-colored ground of finely ribbed silk with narrow satin stripes and fine weft figures, brocaded with thick polychrome silks. Design shows scrolls and vines, undualting in vertical direction, defined by weft figure and decorated with brocaded acorns and blue dots. Sparsely scattered...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

18th century

Object Place

Spitalfields, England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts