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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/8 x 7 5/16 in. (10.5 x 18.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.350

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of cream-colored cut velvet; the design of ogival frameworks enclosing pots of symmetrical conventional plants is of white silk and light yellowish green uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection