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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 18 5/16 x 20 1/4 in. (46.5 x 51.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.472

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground with a powder of symmetrical conventional plant forms in red cut, and uncut velvet. Edged with yellow gimp woven with strips of gilt and white thread sparsely wound with such tarnished silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection