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Salmon pink damask ground on which are flowers and arches, woven with strong green, gray, pink and white silk, and gold and silver thread and cord. Pieced and worn.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection, Gift to the MFA, 1896.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

European, Early 18th century

Object Place

Continental Europe

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 67.9 cm (18 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.428

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask brocaded with silk and metallic supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles