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Piece of brocade

French
18th century


Dimensions

97 x 54 cm (38 3/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.843

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored metallic thread brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of white silk woven with narrow strips of silver; on this is a design of cornucopias and bulb-like forms from which spring large flowers woven with blue, yellow, green, and faded red silk, and gold thread. The same description as 93.842 but woven with a different arrangement of colors.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection