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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (22.5 x 15.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.448

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of dark red uncut velvet; the design of conventional plant forms placed close together so as to give and all-over effect is of cut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection