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Piece of velvet

Possibly Italian
The design is of the 16th–17th century, workmanship is probably later


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/4 x 10 7/16 in. (35 x 26.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.528

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet silk ground; the design of an angular ogival frame-work filled by a symmetrical conventional form is of green and yellow uncut velvet, and yellow silk woven as in brocade.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection