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End of a stole

Green silk ground; the design of groups of oval and other forms is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground. The pile of the cut velvet is in places long and tuft-like. Partly edged with gold lace and with a cross of gold lace sewed on to it.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts