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Yellow silk ground woven with a fine metal thread. the design, of an ogival frame work composed of large leaves enclosing composite flower forms, is of white silk and pink satin. Pieced. Pieces of this type are called "Italian perhaps Milanese work about 1560" by Alan S. Cole in Ornament in...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish or Italian, mid to end of 16th century


Height x width: 47 x 61.5 cm (18 1/2 x 24 3/16 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts