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Piece of velvet

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (42.5 x 15.9 cm)

Accession Number

15.1121

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ribbed ground is woven with soft pale yellow silk and strips of tarnished metals, the design of diamonds enclosing sprays of leaves and one open flower is of deep pinkish-red cut velvet irregularly streaked with pale dull yellow. Much worn.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection