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Red satin ground on which is a design of symmetrically arranged conventional leaves, wheat, and bunches of flowers, woven with pink silk, faded to light tan color, and silver and gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century


Overall: 42.5 x 47 cm (16 3/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask brocaded with metallic wrapped thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts