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Piece of uncut figured velvet

Spanish or Italian
17th century


Object Place: Spain or Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 13/16 x 17 11/16 in. (58 x 45 cm)

Accession Number

47.1326

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of uncut velvet; ground satin (silk warp, linen weft), striped vertically white, coral, pink, and yellow, over white stripes uncut light blue velvet vertical repeat of bird perching on branch holding flowering branch in beak, over yellow stripes beading design in brown uncut pile; slightly soiled and faded; left selvedge present.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund