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Made of four full loom widths, sewn together. Brilliant golden yellow silk damask with very large-scale symmetrical design showing great urns of acanthus leaves on simple pedestals alternating with other large decorative leaves enclosed within ogival compartments formed by two undulating rose...

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Credit Line

Gift of Gino Lorenzo Perera

Probably Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

56.1307

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles