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Piece of velvet

Italian
15th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 18 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (47 x 24.8 cm)

Accession Number

96.70

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground; on this is a design of large leaf-like forms and stems of red velvet detailed by groups of fruit and flowers woven with gold thread. The gold thread is made by winding yellow silk with narrow strips of silver gilt. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection