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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 15/16 x 7 1/2 in. (68.5 x 19 cm)

Accession Number

04.1649

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt on which is a design of short stems bearing each a leaf and a large bud form of violet and pink cut and uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection