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Piece of damask

Italian
Late 17th, early 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 149.9 x 54 cm (59 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1074

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Almost full loom width. Crimson damask, showing conventionalized artichoke or pomegranate motif in ogival compartments formed by heavy scrolling leaves. Symmetrical pattern. Green and white striped salvages sewn on do not belong to piece. Splits, holes, frayed at edges.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection