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Piece of damask

Red satin ground. The design is of the same color, and is shown by the contrast of weaves. It consists of conventional symmetrical plant forms and branches ending in three flames. Like 98.141, but smaller in scale and less engular in drawing.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

93.551

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles