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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 13/16 x 4 15/16 in. (30 x 12.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.351

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light green silk ground; the design, of an ogival frame-work, composed of twisting lines connected by rosettes, enclosing symmetrical plant forms is of green cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground. Much stained and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection