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Piece of damask

The satin ground is woven with small blocks. The ground and the design, which consists of sprays of conventional flowers and leaves, are both woven with red silk. Stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Possibly 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.276

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles