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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (21 x 11.5 cm) Height x width (b): 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (19 x 11.5 cm)

Accession Number

98.159a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of reddish violet uncut velvet; the design, which is so worn as to be indistinct, is of uncut velvet and silk of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Given by Miss Elizabeth K. Faxon