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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (26.7 x 27.3 cm)

Accession Number

96.75

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground of yellow silk is woven with narrow strips of silver gilt. The all-over design of rosettes, oblongs, symmetrical and unsymmetrical forms arranged in diamonds is of violet cut and uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection