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Piece of velvet

Italian or French?
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 4 5/16 in. (33 x 11 cm)

Accession Number

85.320

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pink satin ground woven with thin strips of silver gilt. Diamonds with irregular outlines, in which are bunches of flowers, of bright green and light blue cut and uncut velvet. The leaves, stems and outlines of the diamonds are of old-rose cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales