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Textile fragment

Rectangular fragment, made up of two pieces basted together on tulle. silver-metallic and white silk ground patterned with undulating narrow and wide scalloped bands; superimposed on the latter, a brocaded gold flowering vine. Lines of polychrome flowers brocaded in counter-movement. Selvedges...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel L. Cabot

mid-18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts