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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 7 1/2 in. (18 x 19 cm)

Accession Number

93.489

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep yellow silk ground; the design of forms possibly derived from leaves, set obliquely and separated by hexagons, is of pale violet cut and uncut velvet faded in most places to blue.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection