Requires Photography

Piece of velvet

Italian?
The design is of 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in. (32.5 x 22 cm)

Accession Number

97.577

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

On a ground woven with white linen and pink and green worsted is a design of pots of conventional plants of pink and green wool woven like uncut velvet.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection