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Piece of damask

The ground and the design are both of dark red silk. The design consists of conventional flowers and leaves arranged symmetrically and held together by two bars, and of separate curving branches bearing flowers, leaves and acorns. Pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.830

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles