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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 2 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (6.4 x 36.8 cm)

Accession Number

93.388

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep dull-yellow silk ground; the design of anthemion-like forms surrounded by a frame-work of conventional leaves etc. is of violet cut and uncut velvet, and yellow silk woven as in brocade.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection