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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 3/4 x 9 in. (19.7 x 22.9 cm)

Accession Number

20.940

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground woven with lines of yellow silk on neutral orange silk. The design, which consists of the repetition of a conventional figure, is woven with cut and uncut violet silk. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection