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Panel of velvet

Italian
19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

61 x 293 cm (24 x 115 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1270

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, satin ground

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse ivory satin ground, with pattern in crimson cut and uncut pile. Very long repeat; symmetrical design showing two undulating dotted ribbons connecting great stylized bouquets of three types. Complete selvedges at sides. Ground worn. A few holes and tears.

Credit Line

Gift of Eugene, Paul, and George A. Bernat in memory of their father, Emile Bernat