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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 2 15/16 x 2 9/16 in. (7.5 x 6.5 cm) Height x width (b): 2 9/16 x 2 9/16 in. (6.5 x 6.5 cm) Height x width (c): 2 15/16 x 2 9/16 in. (7.5 x 6.5 cm) Height x width (d): 2 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (6.5 x 6 cm)

Accession Number

93.534a-d

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of white silk woven with narrow strips of silver; the design of leaves arranged to form diamonds in which are flowers is of deep pink cut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection