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Cut and uncut voided velvet

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 17 1/2 in. (30.5 x 44.5 cm)

Accession Number

48.1048

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cut and uncut voided velvet; white satin ground (much soiled) with all-over repeat of highly stylized foliate forms combined with geometric motifs; design woven in cut and uncut pile in vertical stripes of purple, faded grayish-blue, white, bluish-green and brownish-green; pile worn away in a number of places; right selvedge present.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund