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Silk damask panel

Italian
17th–18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

312 x 297 cm (122 13/16 x 116 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.202

Medium or Technique

Silk; damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of silk damask, made up of five widths. Seamed. Yellow warp and green weft. Large repeat showing ogival units occupying full width; each shows a fantastic blossom with large seeded center and acanthus-like petals framed by acanthus scrolls. All selvedges complete, very narrow, yellow stripe with corded green outer edge. A few stains. Face showing yellow ground somewhat faded.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund