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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (23.5 x 7 cm)

Accession Number

93.422

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark gray violet silk ground; the design of bars, set obliquely, and crossed by a branch with leaves on it is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection