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Piece of damask

Towel

Probably Italian


Dimensions

57 x 185 cm (22 7/16 x 72 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.85 x .57

Accession Number

83.246

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Inserted in the ends of a linen towel are two borders of rampant horses, face to face, and separated by trees, of white linen and red silk, which is much faded. Around the sides of the towel is a simple cross-stitch border worked with red silk. The bands in this piece are like 96.91.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige