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Piece of damask

Green satin ground on which is a powder of golden yellow conventional plant and feather forms. Pieced, and lined with reddish orange silk. Gold lace on the two long edges.

Provenance

Part of this was given to the Fogg Museum of Art, Cambridge, Mass.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

19.705

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles