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Piece of velvet

Persian


Dimensions

79 x 26.5 cm (31 1/8 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.129

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with gold-colored strip metal

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brownish orange ground with a design of plant forms of dark red, bright green, and white cut-velvet. In places there are traces of strips of metal, amd remains of black suggest that this piece originally had a background of black velvet or at least an outline of it.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection