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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

40 x 97 cm (15 3/4 x 38 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .97 x .40

Accession Number

27.143

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pinkish red silk on ground: on this are rows of leaf-like forms, turning first to the right and then to the left. The design is of green cut and uncut velvet.

Provenance

Lent by Horatio G. Curtis, May 2, 1914. Returned Nov. 12, 1915. Re-lent May 5, 1920. Returned Oct. 15, 1920.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis