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Piece of damask

White linen ground. The design of rows of conventional flower or leaf forms is woven with pink wool, faded in places to yellow.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

97.505

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles