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Piece of damask

Deep violet satin ground, on which is a design of an ogival framework composed of small flowers. In the middle of each ogee is one conventional upright flower and two pendant ones. The design is woven with bright green silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

96.533

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles