Velvet cloth

Italian
15th–16th century


Dimensions

18.5 x 56.5 cm (7 5/16 x 22 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .565 x .185

Accession Number

04.1666

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Crimson velvet ground on which are lumpy flower devices of gold thread set in horizontal rows, no two of these are alike. The metal is extraordinarily bright for a piece which in other respects is so worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection