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Piece of velvet

16th–17th century(?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (16.5 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.514

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of light blue silk brocade with stripes of yellow; on this is a powder of conventional plant forms, in the shape of diamonds, of pink cut and uncut velvet. The pink is much faded. The workmanship may possibly be much later in date than the design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection