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Green silk ground, on which are rows of curving sprays bearing flowers, leaping animals and birds; across the ends, two borders, one of vases of conventional flowers, the other of a scrolling vine bearing flowers; the design is woven with cream white silk and narrow strips of silver. The warp...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, 17th century

Dimensions

100 x 135 cm (39 3/8 x 53 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.35 x 1.

Accession Number

96.108

Medium or Technique

Weaving: silk and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles