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Piece of uncut figured velvet

Spanish or Italian
17th century

Object Place: Spain or Italy


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, satin

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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