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Piece of velvet

Italian
15th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 1/4 x 16 3/4 in. (54 x 42.5 cm)

Accession Number

91.179

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design of large leaf-like forms enclosing bunches of conventional flowers and fruit is of red velvet, outlined with red satin.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige