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Fragment

Ground red velvet; design woven with red satin and yellow silk wound with thin strips of silver gilt. The fragment is so small and the design so large that it is impossible to place or date it definitely.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Probably Italian or Oriental, 15th–16th century

Accession Number

85.362

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles