Textile

Medium: silk, metallic yarns Technique: damask weave with supplementary weft patterning (brocade) | late 17th-early 18th century

Unknown Maker

Tan colored silk damask brocaded in green and pink silk with metallic yarns. Brocading bound in twill by warps. Design in the 'bizarre' style shows a pattern of large florals with serpentine chains composed of scrolls. Both selvages persent.

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