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Rectangular cover, two breadths sewed together

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 43 3/4 x 43 in. (111.1 x 109.2 cm)

Accession Number

38.1039

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

S-shaped leaves and conventionalized plant forms in soft blue velvet (cut and uncut) on a neutral yellow ground. Very much worn, but remains of flat strips of metal carried with yellow weft threads are visible. Condition poor. Lined with red and white cotton print.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman