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Voided velvet panel, showing a renaissance building in a garden setting. Woven with red, green and gold-colored silks. Velvet pile is cut and uncut giving a three dimensional and modeled effect. Ground possibly may have been of silver-glit threads, fragments of which remain. Continuous border on...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Probably Italian, late 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

64 x 130 cm (25 3/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.597

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet cut and uncut, silk yarns and gilt wires

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles