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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 13 in. (67.5 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

17.1397

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with deep yellow silk and narrow strips of silver gilt; on this are obliquely placed branches from which grow stems that curve backward and bear two dentated leaves and a trefoil. The design is of violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection