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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (22.5 x 15.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.534

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground; the design of oblong symmetrical forms, set obliquely, is of cut and uncut violet velvet. From each of the symmetrical forms grows one deeply cut leaf. Much worn and pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection