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Piece of damask

Woven with red and pale yellow silk. The ground is of red satin, the design of curving acanthus leaves from two of which springs a composite, symmetrical form made up of leaves, a cone-like form and with seed vessel-like forms sprouting from the top. Three breadths sewed together, edged with...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

17.666

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles