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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (31.8 x 23.5 cm)

Accession Number

04.1653

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dull pink silk ground, on which are zig-zag lines of yellow silk woven as in brocade. The spaces between the lines are filled with heavy conventional flower forms of violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection