Requires Photography

Piece of velvet

English
19th century


Place of Manufacture: England

Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 75cm (16 1/8 x 29 1/2in.)

Accession Number

93.1132

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of gray blue velvet. The design which is taken from 14th century Italian brocade, consists of boats in which are chained dogs, an eagle, palmettes, waves and ducks, and is printed with gray.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection