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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. (31.5 x 19 cm)

Accession Number

93.396

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design, an ogival frame-work of leaves and crowns, enclosing stems with two leaves, or a curved form, is of violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection