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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/2 x 11 in. (24.1 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

97.540

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design of long irregular forms from which grow leaves is of red cut and uncut velvet. Pieced three times.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection