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Brocade fragment

French
1725–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 54 cm (20 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.1588

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, taffeta, woven, ombré

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece; light blue taffeta ground; design of lace-edged ombré ribbon serpentines with floral sprays springing alternately left and right; design in part woven with extra white silk weft and in part brocaded with pink and green silks and pink frisé silk; several cracks and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell