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Piece of velvet

Italian(?)
Design 16th–17th century, workmanship 18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in. (21 x 15.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.370

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with green wool; the ground is of basket weaving; an all-over design of hexagons and diamonds is of looped weaving like uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection