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Piece of damask

Deep pinkish red satin ground, the design of angularly drawn sprays of conventional flowers and star-like forms is of cream white silk; on four sides is a conventional flower border flanked by a reciprocal design. Folded when photographed.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

16.279

Medium or Technique

Satin Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles