Requires Photography

Piece of damask

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/16 x 5 11/16 in. (33.5 x 14.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.550

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground. The design consists of two fruit forms and a leaf arranged like a fleur-de-lis, and various separate plant forms. Both the ground and the design are woven with red silk, the difference being shown by the contrast of weaves.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection