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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (14 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

93.428

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground: the design of interlacing lines enclosing a spiral edged with scallops, is of violet cut and uncut velvet. Two cuffs? edged with gimp and lined with reddish violet silk have been joined together.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection