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Piece of damask

The ground is of light reddish violet satin. The design of sprays of various leaves and seed vessels, and separate leaves with dotted midrib, is woven with light green silk that gives a gray effect.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.285

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles