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Green lace-patterned silk damask brocaded with silver metallic file and frise threads. Luxuriant design with central stylized floral and foliate sprays in silver metallic thread with outlines and details in oink, salmon, yellow, and green silk against figured green damask ground and enclosed in...

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Purchased by the MFA from Cora Ginsburg, New York City, April 26, 2006.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

possibly Italian, late 17th–early 18th century

Object Place

possibly Italy


Height x width: 48 x 20 3/4 in. (121.9 x 52.7 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask brocaded with silk and metallic-wrapped threads


Textiles and Fashion Arts