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Piece of velvet

15th century


Dimensions

45 x 58 cm (17 11/16 x 22 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .58 x .45

Accession Number

07.408

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground, red velvet; designs of leaves with interlacing stems, which enclose oval medallions, woven with gold thread. Oriental work, possibly Italian of the 15th century. Mme. O. Errera. Italian, end of the 15th cent. Catalogue Bonnaffé. Arabic, beginning of the 14th cent. Dupont Auberville, Oriental, 15th cent. Fischbach. Venetian 15th cent. Franchetti Collection at the Bargello.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection