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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 5/16 x 3 3/8 in. (16 x 8.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.493

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Soft dull yellow silk ground; on this is a powder of forms made up of four lines of blue velvet; if these spots were put together more closely it would give the effect of an all-over inter-lacing design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection