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Piece of damask

The ground is of green silk, the design of an ogival framework detailed with triangles and joined by crowns, enclosing symmetrically arranged conventional plant forms, is green satin. The design is shown by the contrast of weaves. Light yellow-green selvedge.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–early 17th century

Accession Number

96.523

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles