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Piece of damask

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. (28.5 x 27 cm)

Accession Number

98.141

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with red silk, the pattern being shown by the contrast of weaves. The design of groups of conventional flowers and branches, ending in three flames, is like 93.551, but larger in scale and more angluar in drawing. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection