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Piece of damask

Red silk ground on which is woven with red silk a design of stems bearing heart-shaped leaves, crowns and large conventional bud forms; the design and color are the same as the Doges' robes in Museo Civico, Venice. Similar in design to 96.547 and 96.596.

Credit Line

Gift of Mabel Priscilla Cook

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts