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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 3 9/16 in. (18 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

93.368

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground; the design of spots suggesting rose hips, but with sepals on both ends, set obliquely and separated by smaller forms made of two S’s intersecting each other is of green cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection