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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 25 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (64.1 x 21.6 cm)

Accession Number

85.328

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground yellow silk woven with thin strips of silver gilt, on this is a design of symmetrical forms of two S-shaped branches and leaves, joined with a band from the middle of which grown a leaf, with deeply serrated margins. Of green cut and uncut velvet. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales