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Textile fragment

Two half lengths of "bizarre"; red silk damask ground with large-scale design of fantastic foliage; brocaded in polychrome silks and probably gilt-silver metal threads (now tarnished), of flowers in oriental handled urn, ribbon bows and incomplete group of trophies); composed of two pieces sewed...

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Provenance

Miss Amy Pleadwell; purchased by MFA, April 9, 1953

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

possibly Dutch, about 1700

Object Place

Holland

Accession Number

53.353

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin damask brocaded with silk and metallic wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles