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Piece of damask

Crimson satin ground on which is woven with red silk a design of stems, bearing heart-shaped leaves, crowns, and large conventional bud forms. The design is the same as that of Doges' robes in the Museo Civico, Venice. Similar in design to 96.547 and 04.1618.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.596

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles