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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 5/8 x 6 1/2 in. (27 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.515

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of gray-blue uncut velvet; the design, a powder of fleur-de-lis, branches bearing three flowers, and round spots, from which four leaves are growing, giving the effect of a whirl, is of cut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection