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Piece of velvet

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 22 13/16 x 18 1/8 in. (58 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

85.28

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of white silk and thin strips of silver, on which are rows of bunches of interlacing branches and flowers, separated by single flowers, of plum-color cut and un-cut velvet. Very much soiled and pieced.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection