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Piece of damask

Probably Italian
Late 16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 17.8 cm (4 1/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

93.551

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground. The design is of the same color, and is shown by the contrast of weaves. It consists of conventional symmetrical plant forms and branches ending in three flames. Like 98.141, but smaller in scale and less engular in drawing.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection