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Fragment of polychrome velvet

Fragment of polychrome velvet, cut and voided. Silk yarns. Rosette design; seven circles thought to represent Medici arms.

Provenance

1931, sold by C. Filippo, New York, to the MFA for $400. (Accession Date: October 8, 1931)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Italian, 15th century

Accession Number

31.890

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles