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Piece of damask

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 25 cm (6 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.585

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Greenish yellow: the design of conventional leaves, some of which are detailed with blocks and arranged to form an ogival framework and enclosing symmetrical, conventional bunches of flowers in profile, is distinguished from the ground by the difference in weave.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were 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