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Piece of velvet

Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. (24.5 x 12 cm)

Accession Number

93.450

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground was of red uncut velvet, much of which is worn away, leaving expsed the gray silk foundation. the design of sprays of conventional flowers and leaves set close together, is of cut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection