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Blue damask ground. The design consists of bunches of conventional flowers and fruit, with long, curving stems, and is woven with light red, crimson and green silk, and gold and silver thread.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French or Italian, Late 17th–early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 31.8 cm (12 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.1093c

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold and silver-colored metallic thread wrapped on silk core brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles