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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 x 8 1/2 in. (12.7 x 21.6 cm)

Accession Number

97.523

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of deep cream-colored silk; the design of large rosettes enclosed by S-like forms and small rosettes is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection