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Piece of damask

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Green woolen ground. The design of conventional flowers and leaves, singly and in groups, is woven with white linen thread. Much worn.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 17th century

Dimensions

28.3 x 11.5 cm (11 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

97.503

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles