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Fragment of a border

The ground is woven with red and white silk and narrow strips of silver. The design of the main border consists of a drop repeat of conventional flowers and leaves. The narrow borders on each side of this consist of 6-petal flowers and leaf forms (?). The outer border on the other side...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts