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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/16 x 5 1/8 in. (33.5 x 13 cm)

Accession Number

97.525

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground; the design of diamonds and crosses enclosing rosettes and crosses is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground. Woven into the ground are strips of what appears to be much tarnished silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection