Piece of velvet
Height x width: 7 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (19 x 47 cm)
Medium or Technique
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Ground: neutral yellow. Corded silk, showing remains of flat silver wire. Design: woven of blue cut velvet, two-headed eagle, surmounted by crown, repeated three times.
1926, Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1926, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $2070.43 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)
 Seven textiles were acquired from Loewi for this amount (MFA accession nos. 26.290-26.296).
Gift of Adolfo Loewi