Piece of velvet
Italian or Spanish
probably 17th century
58 x 340 cm (22 13/16 x 133 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.40 x .58 3.42 x .58
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two strips of deep pinkish red velvet with greenish yellow selveges.
By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel