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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 15 1/4 x 18 in. (38.7 x 45.7 cm)

Accession Number

93.533

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and design are both deep cream color faded from dull pink. The ground is of silk; the design of hexagons enclosing anthemion-like forms is of cut and uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection