Velvet

Italian
15th century(?)


Dimensions

22.5 x 27.5 cm (8 7/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .275 x .225

Accession Number

04.1685

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of green velvet. The design of rows of heads suggesting a wolf or boar, on which are standing birds holding sprays of flowers in their beaks is of white, green, and light brown velvet. The brown was originally deep pink.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection