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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 5/16 x 8 1/4 in. (13.5 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

93.434

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gray silk ground woven with narrow strips of much tarnished silver; the design of rows of conventional flower forms is of uncut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection