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Piece of damask

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 31 x 24.5 cm (12 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.506

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of pink wool; the design of an ogival framework enclosing conventional flowers and groups of flowers, is woven with white linen.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection