Illustration of eighteenth-century Italian silk or satin damask fabric, painted in gouache on illustration board by amateur student participant (signed ""GEM"") in National Youth Administration Program (NYA) in San Francisco. On verso: ""54542-207 Textiles from de Young Museum. Type: Damask type silk or satin and heavy ribbed weaves forming ground design in Persian type flowers. Brocade design of floral sprays in silk and metal wrapped linen threads. Period: mid XVIII century. Country: Italy""