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Piece of damask

Woven with red silk, the pattern being shown by the contrast of weaves. The design of groups of conventional flowers and branches, ending in three flames, is like 93.551, but larger in scale and more angluar in drawing. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts