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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (32 x 25 cm)

Accession Number

93.382

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet uncut velvet ground; the design of medallions enclosing diamonds, and separated by pairs of leaves and stems, set obliquely, is of silk, and cut velvet, of the same color as the ground. The design is like that of….

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection