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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (11.5 x 15 cm) Height x width (b): 3 3/8 x 4 5/16 in. (8.5 x 11 cm)

Accession Number

98.158a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brown silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver, on this is a powder of small diamonds of brown cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection