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Piece of damask

Pale yellow satin ground on which are conventional sprays of flowers and fruit woven with white linen.

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, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.494

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles