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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 2 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (7 x 19.7 cm) Height x width (b): 2 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (6.4 x 29.2 cm)

Accession Number

93.390a-b

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep reddish pink silk ground. The small design of oval spots and other forms is of violet uncut velvet. Much worn and faded.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection