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Piece of damask

Probably Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/4 x 18 5/16 in. (68 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.562

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of red satin. The design of sprays of acanthus-like leaves and conventional flowers, arranged close together and interlocking, is woven with red and white silk, which gives the effect of a lighter shade of red. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection