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Piece of damask

Italian
16th–early 17th century


Dimensions

54 x 75 cm (21 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .75 x .54

Accession Number

96.523

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of green silk, the design of an ogival framework detailed with triangles and joined by crowns, enclosing symmetrically arranged conventional plant forms, is green satin. The design is shown by the contrast of weaves. Light yellow-green selvedge.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection