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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 10 7/16 x 5 11/16 in. (26.5 x 14.5 cm) Height x width (b): 5 5/16 x 2 15/16 in. (13.5 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.405a-b

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet silk ground; the design of short stems bearing flowers and arranged to form diamonds is of violet and brown cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection