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Piece of damask

Red satin ground, on which are vases of flowers arranged to form a drop repeat. The ground and the design are both woven with red silk. Several breadths sewed together. Faced with a cotton tape.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Satin Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts