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Damask, brocaded with gold and silver thread and coloured silk, Lyon or Venice, around 1708. After 1705 architectural forms and more realistic plants made their appearance. From the exhibition Bizarre Silks: An Exoticism from around 1700, 2000. Abegg-Stiftung, Riggisberg, Switzerland.

Lampas, brocaded with gold and silver thread and coloured silk, Lyon or Venice, 1700-1705. Around 1700, these patterns were up to one metre high. In this example, the pattern extends across the whole width of the woven fabric. From the exhibition Bizarre Silks: An Exoticism from around 1700, 2000. Abegg-Stiftung, Riggisberg, Switzerland.

Damask, brocaded with gold and silver thread and coloured silk, Probably Lyon, around 1705 . Fanlike and conical forms are combined here with abstract plant forms. From the exhibition Bizarre Silks: An Exoticism from around 1700, 2000. Abegg-Stiftung, Riggisberg, Switzerland.

Lampas, brocaded with gold and silver thread and coloured silk, Probably Lyon, around 1711-1715. From 1711 onwards, striped patterns were in fashion and fabrics became still more precious with the incorporation of more precious metal thread. From the exhibition Bizarre Silks: An Exoticism from around 1700, 2000. Abegg-Stiftung, Riggisberg, Switzerland.

Damask, brocaded with gold thread and red and pink silk, Probably Lyon, around 1715-1720. After 1715, geometrical forms reminiscent of embroidery made their appearance in the decor, as here on the damask background. From the exhibition Bizarre Silks: An Exoticism from around 1700, 2000. Abegg-Stiftung, Riggisberg, Switzerland.

Silk damask brocaded with colored silks and metal threads, Italy, early 18th century. Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Silk damask brocaded with colored silks and metal threads, Venice, c. 1715. Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Silk damask brocaded with colored silks and metal threads, Italy, c. 1715. Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Stomacher Date: 1700–1750 Culture: French (probably) Medium: silk, gold