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Piece of damask

The ground is of white satin. The design of stems and leaves enclosing conventional, symmetrical flowers detailed with smaller flowers and leaves, is woven with red silk. The under thread of red silk shows through the white satin in places. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian,

Accession Number

95.1209

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles