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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (19 x 9.5 cm)

Accession Number

20.937

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream white satin ground, with a design of peacocks and small branches, woven with reddish violet velvet, both cut and uncut. Some of the flower forms have been crudely embroidered with green and yellow silk. The design is similar to 85.318, the color is different.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection