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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 x 7 1/2 in. (12.7 x 19.1 cm)

Accession Number

93.367

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of green uncut velvet; the design leaves is of cut velvet of the same color. Between these are bands of deep yellow silk. Much of the pile is worn off.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection