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Piece of velvet

Possibly Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (15 x 22.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.80

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of yellow silk; the design of symmetrical conventional forms separated by oblongs with cleft ends is of red cut and uncut velvet. The pile of part of the cut velvet is long and tuft-like.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection