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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (15 x 10.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.531

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and the design of conventional forms arranged alternately so that they point in opposite directions, are both of black cut velvet. The design is distinguished from the ground by the outline of uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection