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Dark red velvet; the design of leaf-like forms enclosing a conventional group of plant forms is distinguished from the background by a narrow outline of red satin. The design of this piece is more angular than most pieces of its type, which suggests the possibility that it is not of the earliest...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 15th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (54 x 46.4 cm)

Accession Number

99.171

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles