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Piece of damask

Red sat in ground. The design, which is woven with the same shade of red silk, consists of undulating stripes arranged vertically. From these spring separate sprays of conventional flowers and leaves. The undulating bands have dentated edges and in other places are detailed with small blocks.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th–18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts