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Piece of velvet

Probably French
18th–19th century(?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (23.5 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

93.460

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and design are both of red cut velvet; the pile of the ground is pressed down throwing into relief the design of a medallion and corner forms arranged to suggest a panel. Possibly a book cover.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection