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Red satin ground. The grotesque design of cherubs' heads, lions, crowned birds and conventional plant forms, is woven with white and red silk. Similar in design to 96.632.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/4 x 18 5/16 in. (68 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.548

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles