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Piece of damask

Italian
Late 17th–18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 334.3 x 56.2 cm (131 5/8 x 22 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.679

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep yellow silk, the ground is corded, the design is of satin, and consists of large acanthus-like leaves enclosing floral forms forms made up of acanthus leaves, fruit forms and flowers. The pattern is a drop repeat. The filling is of a stiff light brownish fibre.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection