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Piece of damask

The ground is of deep red satin: the design of sprays of seed vessels and leaves, lions, dogs, etc., is of the same colored silk and is brought out by the contrast of weaves.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 16th?–17th century

Accession Number

93.272

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles