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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 13/16 x 4 1/2 in. (27.5 x 11.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.511

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

This ground is of white silk probably covered originally with pink uncut velvet of which traces are left; the design of a powder of leaves, and rosette-like flowers is of green cut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection