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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 5/16 x 3 1/8 in. (16 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

93.449

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of violet uncut velvet; the design of a delicate frame-work enclosing forms composed of diamonds, four triangles and four spots is of violet cut velvet. Much worn. The design is like that of 93.468.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection