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Piece of damask

Pinkish red satin ground on which is woven with yellow silk an ogival frame-work detailed with squares and round spots and enclosing a symmetrical conventional plant form.

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

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

97.569

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles