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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 14 3/16 x 4 3/4 in. (36 x 12 cm) Height x width (b): 14 3/16 x 4 15/16 in. (36 x 12.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.79a-b

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground; the design, of stems bearing a bud or seed vessel from which spring five carnations, is of dark red cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection