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Piece of damask

Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 53 x 45.5 cm (20 7/8 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.555

Medium or Technique

Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The pattern is distinguished from the ground by the difference of weave. Long, curved leaves with hooked edges and palmate froms are arranged to suggest an ogival frame. Between these leaves are conventional flowers.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury