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Piece of damask

Ground of stripes of two shades of gray-blue, on this is woven in gray-blue, a design of running deer, dogs, hares, lions, etc. separated by branches with acorns, flowers and rose-hips on the two sides are bright green selvedges, with a narrow white stripe through the middle of them.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 16th–17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts