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Piece of velvet

Italian
15th–16th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.1 x 24.1 cm) Height x width (b): 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (19.7 x 23.5 cm)

Accession Number

00.21a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground; on this is a conventional form probably suggested by a pine-apple, woven with green velvet and gold thread. The metal thread is made by winding yellow silk with narrow strips of silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection