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Piece of damask

The ground is of light golden-brown satin. The design, which is woven with light dull green silk, consists of an ogival framework made up of checked bands and enclosing conventional, symmetrical arrangements of flowers and leaves.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.597

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles