Figured silk fragment - ROM2008_9759_13


Figured silk fragment

Medium:Two-tone silk damask
Geography: Italy
Date: first half of the 17th century
Period: Baroque
43 x 29 cm
Object number: 925.22.424
Not on view

During the 17th century, small and relatively discrete patterns came to be preferred for clothing. Most frequently, stylized flowers on a short twig are scattered over the ground, often in an asymmetrical arrangement.

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