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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 2 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (6.4 x 19.1 cm)

Accession Number

96.81

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt. The design of conventional branches of flowers and leaves is of red cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection