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Fragment of brocade

English (Spitalfields)
1725–75


Object Place: Spitalfields, England

Dimensions

13.3 x 36.5 cm (5 1/4 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.814

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a bright gold ground of compound weave. Small floral sprays. Selvedge on one side of two cords and a wide stripe. Soiled, worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Stewart, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Charles Stewart