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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (16.5 x 7 cm)

Accession Number

93.380

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and pile are both of deep yellow silk. The design consists of diamonds enclosed by oblong blocks and squares and is of cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection