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Piece of damask

Italian
Probably 16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 15 15/16 x 20 7/8 in. (40.5 x 53 cm)

Accession Number

96.528

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and design are both green. The latter is an adaptation of the design found in the Italian 15th century of leaf-like forms made of reversed curves and enclosing groups of conventional flowers. This design is more elaborate and some of the plant forms grow from crowns.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection