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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

97.516

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bluish gray silk ground; the design of branches of leaves and flowers separated by oblong forms with dentated edges, and a zig-zag line running through the middle is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection