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Piece of damask

Woven with white linen and red wool; stems on which are two long leaves form an ogival frame-work; each ogee encloses a symmetrical bunch of conventional flowers.

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

Italian or Spanish, 16th–17th century?

Accession Number

97.496

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles