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Piece of damask

Italian or Spanish
16th–17th century?


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 21 cm (6 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.496

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with white linen and red wool; stems on which are two long leaves form an ogival frame-work; each ogee encloses a symmetrical bunch of conventional flowers.

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