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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 13/16 x 5 7/8 in. (25 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

93.330

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Green silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design, an ogival frame-work composed of four leaves joined by a form that suggests a fleur-de-lis, enclosing a conventional plant form, is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection