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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 15/16 x 18 5/16 in. (68.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.78

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet silk ground; the all-over design of rows of connected symmetrical forms is of bluish violet cut and uncut velvet. Much pieced and faded in places to a greenish color.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection