Requires Photography

Piece of damask

Persian or Turkish


Dimensions

112 x 108 cm (44 1/8 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.722

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground, covered with and all-over design of running vines, bearing flowers and leaves, and “pear shapes”. On four sides are narrow borders, and loose warp threads form a fringe.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on March 10, 1903

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection