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Piece of velvet

17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 11/16 x 11 1/4 in. (17 x 28.5 cm)

Accession Number

85.323

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of red uncut velvet; symmetrical design of branching forms, held in by a frame-work, detailed with large leaves. The pattern is of the same color as the ground, but is of cut velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales