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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 1/4 x 7 in. (8.3 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

93.475

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of yellow silk woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design of rows of two plume-like leaves growing from opposite sides of a small stem is of red cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection