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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (19 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

93.360

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of deep yellow silk; the design of separate conventional leaves and oblongs is of green cut and uncut velvet. The pile of the cut velvet is very long. The design is like that of 93.383.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection