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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 7 in. (40.6 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

93.389

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep cream-colored silk ground faded to pink; on this is a design of zig-zag lines woven with yellow silk, as in brocade, and symmetrical concentional forms turning both up and down of violet cut and uncut velvet. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection