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Piece of velvet

Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. (55 x 20 cm)

Accession Number

85.508

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The cut velvet ground, and the sprays of leaves and flowers (?) of uncut velvet and ribbed silk weaving are both a soft rich yellow. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales