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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 13/16 x 3 9/16 in. (27.5 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

97.513

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep yellow silk ground; the design which is of green cut and uncut velvet consists of heart-shaped forms ending in a leaf, small octagons, and irregularly shaped oblong spots much cut up. The cut velvet is in places so long that it suggests tufts. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection