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Piece of velvet

Possibly Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 11/16 x 1 3/4 in. (14.5 x 4.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.468

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of red uncut velvet; the design of a delicate frame-work enclosing forms composed of diamonds, four triangles, and four spots is of red cut velvet. The design is like that of 93.449.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection