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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/4 x 5 11/16 in. (23.5 x 14.5 cm)

Accession Number

20.944

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with cream colored silk. The design of single leaves arranged as an ogival framework enclosing a conventionalized plant form is woven with cut and uncut neutral reddish violet velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection