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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in. (29 x 23 cm)

Accession Number

93.476

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt;the design of yellow squares, in each of which is a large leaf, separated by yellow squares filled with an oblong frame and groups of conventional leaves is reddish violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection