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Cover

Italian (?)
16th–17th century (?)


Object Place: Italy?

Dimensions

99 x 145 cm (39 x 57 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.516

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover made from fragments. Cut and uncut voided velvet. Very dense small scale pattern of a lozenge motif repeating in staggered rows within partial compartments formed by a repeating geometric recurved line. Breen silk velvet on a red silk satin ground. Fragments vary in size and shape. Added border with short fringe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection