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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/8 x 16 5/16 in. (34 x 41.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.392

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep cream-colored silk ground; the pattern of formal dentated leaves set in horizontal rows, all the leaves in each alternate row inclining to the left or right, is of violet cut and uncut velvet. Some of the details of….

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection