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Fragment of polychrome velvet

Italian
15th century


Dimensions

46 x 42 cm (18 1/8 x 16 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 42 cm x 46 cm (16 1/2" x 18 1/4")

Accession Number

31.890

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of polychrome velvet, cut and voided. Silk yarns. Rosette design; seven circles thought to represent Medici arms.

Provenance

1931, sold by C. Filippo, New York, to the MFA for $400. (Accession Date: October 8, 1931)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund