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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 4 1/8 in. (18 x 10.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.331

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design of symmetrical forms suggesting fleur-de-lis and small rosettes is of green cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection