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Piece of velvet

Italian
15th century


Dimensions

173 x 52 cm (68 1/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.519

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red. The design of leaf-like forms made up of reversed curves and enclosing conventional, symmetrical bunches of flowers and seed vessels, is shown by the contrast of the satin and velvet weaves. Much worn. Pieces of plain red velvet were ripped off with Dr. Ross’ consent.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection