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Piece of damask

The ground and the design are both of yellow silk. The design consists of long leaves, forming an ogival framework and enclosing symmetrical conventional bunches of flowers. The large leaves in the design have a row of dots in the place of a midrib. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.601

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles