Silk, artificial gold thread; twill-based jacquard weave
Overall: 310.1 x 108 cm (122 1/16 x 42 1/2 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 2003.42
Elaborately constructed textiles, such as this example from Maison Bertrand of Lyon, were most often used in creating high couture fashion.
Among the many sumptuous textiles presented at the 1925 Paris exposition was this silk brocade by Maison Henry Bertrand of Lyon, probably intended for use in a coat or shawl design.
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