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Velvet

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The ground is woven with yellow silk and gold thread. The design of large leaf-forms outlined with smaller flower forms filled with a conventional bunch of flowers, connected by long stems, is of yellow silk, gold thread and deep pinkish red velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, late 15th–early 16th century

Dimensions

238 x 56 cm (93 11/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.161

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet cut and voided with gold-colored wrapped metal thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles