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Silk with Flowers and Foliage

China National Silk Museum

China National Silk Museum

A modified twill-texture is used in the lining of the textile, which is seldom seen. A swivel weave technique is used to create the brocade’s floral pattern, in which small dark flowers cover the lining of the light-colored weft, and larger but symmetrically corresponding flowers are woven in.

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  • Title: Silk with Flowers and Foliage
  • Type: Textiles
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Medium: Silk

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