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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 6 7/8 in. (28 x 17.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.447

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design which consists of leaf-like figures, forming an ogival frame-work, and enclosing symmetrical forms is of red cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection