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Red silk, the design is brought out by the contrast of weaves. Twisting acanthus leaves make a framework which encloses symmetrical, composite forms of leaves and flowers? Two breadths and a half have been sewed together, edged with a fringe of little tassels and lined with linen to make a...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts