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Piece of velvet

Italian
early 17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/16 x 6 1/2 in. (20.5 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

48.1042

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of blue and yellow uncut, voided velvet; background of peach shot with silver; all-over small-scale symmetrical repeat of octagon enclosing pair of highly stylized addorsed birds under crown; trefoil in smaller octagon at junction of large octagons.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund