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Piece of damask

The pattern is distinguished from the ground by the difference of weave. Long, curved leaves with hooked edges and palmate froms are arranged to suggest an ogival frame. Between these leaves are conventional flowers.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury

Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.555

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles