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Down the middle of the red velvet curtain is a strip of velvel with a yellow silk ground and a large conventional floral design of red cut and uncut velvet. Trimmed with gold braid and fringe.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans

Italian (possibly Genoa), late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 300 x 174 cm (118 1/8 x 68 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

10.236

Medium or Technique

Silk; Cut and uncut voided silk velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles