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Piece of velvet

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 3 1/4 in. (33 x 8.3 cm)

Accession Number

85.322

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of white silk and thin strips of silver gilt. The design which gives a mottled effect is of salmon pink and black cut velvet. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales