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Brocade fragment

French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 19 cm (6 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.62

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored metallic thread brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A white ground divided into stripes of waving bands and vines woven with white and light blue silk. Growing from, and crossing these bands are bunches of flowers woven with thin strips of silver, pink, red, white, brown and green silk.1

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection