Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

64 x 49 cm (25 3/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.898

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet cut and uncut, silver colored metallic thread, and silk lining

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground powdered with a design of graceful conventional flower sprays. Woven with red cut and uncut velvet. Edged with worn and tarnished silver gilt and lined with red silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection