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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/16 x 14 3/4 in. (25.5 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

04.1655

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of deep soft yellow uncut velvet; the design of rows of leaves and seed vessels turning alternately to the left and right is of cut velvet and silk of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection