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Piece of velvet

Italian?
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 13/16 x 6 11/16 in. (30 x 17 cm)

Accession Number

93.372

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue satin ground; the design of sprays of flowers, seated dogs, and birds is of soft light brown uncut velvet, and deep violet cut velvet. Like 07.607 in design, but different in color. Much worn, and pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection