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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (19 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

93.431

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of bluish violet cut velvet; the design of conventional sprays of flowers and leaves, set obliquely, is of yellow silk and violet uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection