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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (24.1 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

93.402

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Soft light yellow silk ground; the design of ogival frame-works enclosing symmetrical forms with a diamond in the center of each is violet cut and uncut velvet and yellow silk woven as in brocade. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection