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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

20.942

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground of yellow silk was woven with stripes of metal which has almost entirely disappeared. The design of vase and plant forms, in an ogival frame-work is woven with cut and uncut yellow velvet. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection