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Damask fragment

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Repeating symmetrical motif of leopards, dogs, deer, rabbits, foxes and swine around sparse stylized foliage. Red warp and yellow weft silkd yarns. Condition fair.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Spanish, 17th century

Object Place

Spain or Portugal

Dimensions

135 x 54.5 cm (53 1/8 x 21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.885

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with silk satin backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles