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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (21 x 13 cm)

Accession Number

93.452

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red uncut velvet ground; the design of medallions enclosing diamonds, separated by pairs of leaves and stems, set obliquely, is of silk an dcut velvet, of the same color as the ground. The design is like that of 93.382 and 93.429.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection