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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. (20 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

93.427

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver; the design of S-like forms, set obliquely, is of brownish violet cut and uncut velvet. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection