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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 13/16 x 5 7/8 in. (32.5 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

04.1652

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is dull yellow silk; the design of small twigs, set obliquely, each crossed by the stem of a leaf is of reddish violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection