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Textile fragment

Probably Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy (probably)

Dimensions

106 x 56 cm (41 3/4 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.125

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Corded pink silk ground with design of large conventional leaves and flowers is woven with silver and gold thread. The leaves are arranged in stripes and suggest acanthus leaves. Parts of them are woven so that they are only seen in certain lights.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection