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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. (17.5 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.433

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet silk ground; the design of an ogival frame-work of single leaves held by crown-like forms, enclosing a conventional plant form is of violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection