Damask

Italian
14th century


Object Place: Italy (?)

Dimensions

13 x 21 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.380

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large yellow palmette with interior deer and small stylized leaves and stems on green background. Fragmentary and discolored. Compound weaving.

Provenance

By 1939, Adolph Loewi, Venice and Los Angeles; 1948, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $180. (Accession Date: May 13, 1948)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund