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2 Large pieces of brocaded silk
Description: 

Dark blue satin silk with silver brocades with arabesque, floral and butterfly images; each piece with two selvedges

Place of fabrication: 
China
Date Period: 
18th century?
Materials: 
Silk, metal thread
Technique: 
Weaving (brocade)
Dimensions: 
240 x 65 (each)
Condition: 
Fair-poor ; discoloration (turned into dark green), loss of shine in metal thread, may stains (dark red and whitish), tears, cuts and holes, wrinkled
Notes: 
Each piece with horizontal machine seem 50 cm from the top and machine sewn hem on short sides
Provenance: 
By purchase