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Piece of damask

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 68 cm (10 5/8 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.285

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of light reddish violet satin. The design of sprays of various leaves and seed vessels, and separate leaves with dotted midrib, is woven with light green silk that gives a gray effect.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection