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Velvet cloth

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Crimson velvet ground on which are lumpy flower devices of gold thread set in horizontal rows, no two of these are alike. The metal is extraordinarily bright for a piece which in other respects is so worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 15th–16th century

Dimensions

18.5 x 56.5 cm (7 5/16 x 22 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .565 x .185

Accession Number

04.1666

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles