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Piece of damask

The ground is of violet satin. The all-over design of stems arranged vertically and bearing conventional leaves and connected by conventional, symmetrical flowers, is woven with brown silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.586

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles