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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 9 1/16 in. (22.5 x 23 cm)

Accession Number

85.364

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of black satin; the design of six-sided ogees containing symmetrical conventional flowers is of black cut and uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales