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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 1/8 x 4 15/16 in. (15.5 x 12.5 cm)

Accession Number

85.497

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small in scale. Ground and pattern both dull light blue. The warp, which shows in places is of écru silk. Stars and rosettes surrounded by loops, of cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales