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Piece of damask

Pinkish red satin ground, on which is a design of vases of flowers, sea-horses, cray-fish(?) and insects, woven with white silk. Pieced and much worn. Similar in design but different in color from 93.295 and 97.550.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.298

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles