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Fragments of brocade (one of 2)

Probably English
1740–60


Object Place: England (probably)

Dimensions

Overall: 64.8 x 50.8 cm (25 1/2 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1976.51b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two fragments, both full selvedge widths (b is pieced), same weaving as 41.768a-e. White satin silk ground with supplementary brocading wefts of green, blue, pink, purple and brown silks. Pattern of large-scale rosebuds, tulips, morning glories and pears on meandering vine. See notes on collection. A few small stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers