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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (36.8 x 15.9 cm)

Accession Number

93.395

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light brown silk ground; the design of zig-zag lines and forms suggested by anthemions is of violet cut and uncut velvet and brocaded weaving. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection