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Piece of damask

Bright red silk. The design of conventional flowers and leaves separated by oblong blocks arranged obliquely is distinguished from the ground by the difference in the weave. Similar in design to 93.656.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th?–17th century

Accession Number

93.283

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles