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Piece of velvet

17th–18th century(?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 1/2 x 18 1/8 in. (49.5 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

95.1015

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and design are both of deep red cut velvet; the pile of the ground is pressed down which throws into relief the design of peonies and other flowers.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige