Piece of brocade
Object Place: France
47.6 x 81 cm (18 3/4 x 31 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Plain gauze weave in pale blue silk with two heavier yarns added at intervals in the warp and weft to form window-pane pattern. Small floral sprays brocaded at intersections of these heavy yarns. Selvedge on both sides of wide blue stripe. Edge turned under and hemmed at one end.
Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb