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Piece of damask

Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 1/2 x 16 9/16 in. (41.9 x 42 cm)

Accession Number

93.822

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and the design are both of deep blue silk. The design consists of an ogival framework made up of checked bands which are crossed by four sprays of flowers and leaves. In each ogee is a group of flowers and seed vessels arranged symetrically and bound together in the middle. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection