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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 9/16 x 9 13/16 in. (37 x 25 cm)

Accession Number

97.530

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Turquoise blue silk ground; the design of rosettes and oblong forms, suggesting a stem with a leaf growing from each side of it, is distinguished from the background by an outline of tan-colored uncut velvet. In some parts of the design there are traces of a deep blue velvet pile.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection