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Piece of damask

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (28.6 x 44.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.601

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and the design are both of yellow silk. The design consists of long leaves, forming an ogival framework and enclosing symmetrical conventional bunches of flowers. The large leaves in the design have a row of dots in the place of a midrib. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection