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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 7/16 x 9 5/8 in. (24 x 24.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.432

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of deep yellow silk; the design of rows of oval forms much detailed, set obliquely and separated by rown of oblongs with cleft ends, is of bluish gray cut and uncut velvet. The pile of the cut velvet is very long.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection