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Piece of damask

Red satin ground marked off with leaves and fleur-de-lis into diamonds. In each diamond is a symmetrical group of conventional flowers. The design is of yellow silk. Much pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

93.770

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles