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Panel

Probably Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

182 x 196 cm (71 5/8 x 77 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.1308

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made up of several pieces; more than three full loom widths. Medium blue silk damask with symmetrical design of carnation bouquets issuing from leafy stands, separated vertically by pairs of carnation sprigs. At left and right, a flowering vine running vertically. Selvedges appear on back of panel. Condition fair; a few small holes; many stains. Bound on three sides with yellow-green taffeta tape.

Credit Line

Gift of Gino Lorenzo Perera