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Damask

Italian or French, 18th Century rectangular piece; made of two fragments, seamed. Pale violet-blue. Pattern shows plants with thick stalks bearing leaves, blossoms and buds. Selvedge along left edge. A number of brownish stains.

Credit Line

Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve

Italian or French, 18th century

Object Place

Italy or France

Accession Number

59.208

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles