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Made up of several pieces; more than three full loom widths. Medium blue silk damask with symmetrical design of carnation bouquets issuing from leafy stands, separated vertically by pairs of carnation sprigs. At left and right, a flowering vine running vertically. Selvedges appear on back of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Gino Lorenzo Perera

Probably Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

56.1308

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles