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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 21 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (55 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

85.337

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground, with the design of conventional branches of flowers, leaves and fruit of bluish-violet cut and uncut velvet; the branches are out so close together that they give the effect of an all-over pattern. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales