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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 9 1/4 x 10 1/16 in. (23.5 x 25.5 cm) Height x width (b): 9 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. (23.5 x 10.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.379

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design of medallions, rosettes, and leaf-like forms is of cut and uncut velvet and silk; both the silk and velvet are soft light brown in color; the edges which have been protected show that the silk was originally….

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection