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Horizontal panel of velvet

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

229.5 x 90.5 cm (90 3/8 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.264

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Horizontal panel; white silk cloth ground; two kinds of formal blossom on broken branch arranged in alternate horizontal rows, woven in cut and uncut velvet, in blue, green, pink, purple (now faded to tan), and light yellow (now faded to tan); panel made up of four and a half widths of material.

Credit Line

Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.