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Piece of damask

Green. The design of checked bands, making an ogival framework and enclosing vases of conventional flowers, is shown by the contrast of weaves.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were 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, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.588

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles