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Brocade

European
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 142.9 x 59.1 cm (56 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1178

Medium or Technique

Satin, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length - full loom width. Lilac satin, with silver and white brocading weft yarns. Alternating wide and narrow stripes of brocade with plain lilac satin between all stripes parallel to warp. Wide stripe has a complex scrolling design and elaborate flowers in white on silver ground. Narrow stripe has small flowers at intervals on an undulating line. Selvedge has a white stripe in the center.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb