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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. (36.5 x 19 cm)

Accession Number

20.941

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black silk ground, once shot with silver which has almost completely disappeared. The design of small angular branches with leaves and flowers, is woven of black cut and uncut velvet. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection