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Piece of damask

Red satin ground, the design is of the same shape of red and is shown by the contrast of weaves. Only two small pieces of acanthus leaves can be seen in this small piece. Green and white striped selvedge.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

98.151

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles