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Piece of velvet

Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 10 7/16 in. (19 x 26.5 cm)

Accession Number

85.502

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with deep purplish pink and white silk; on this is a powder of small branches and leaves of purplish pink uncut velvet, at intervals are two narrow lines of cream-white uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales