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Piece of damask

Red satin ground, covered with and all-over design of running vines, bearing flowers and leaves, and "pear shapes". On four sides are narrow borders, and loose warp threads form a fringe.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on March 10, 1903

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Turkish,

Accession Number

03.722

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles