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Piece of velvet

Probably French or Italian
18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 1/2 x 9 13/16 in. (44.5 x 25 cm)

Accession Number

11.85

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with yellow silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. On this is a design of festoons of openwork bands and conventional flowers in red velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page