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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in. (67.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.88

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Greenish yellow satin ground; the design of bars, set obliquely, and crossed by a branch bearing a leaf and seed vessel is of red cut and uncut velvet; originally the fronts of a waistcoat.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection