Requires Photography

Piece of damask

Possibly Italian
Possibly 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 13/16 x 6 11/16 in. (25 x 17 cm)

Accession Number

97.587

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark blue ground of a light bronze colored silk. The design of symmetrically arranged conventional floral forms, is woven with yellow silk. Each branch of leaves or flowers grows from a short piece of thick stem. Similar to 93.313 (T.1200).

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