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Piece of velvet

Piece of blue and yellow uncut, voided velvet; background of peach shot with silver; all-over small-scale symmetrical repeat of octagon enclosing pair of highly stylized addorsed birds under crown; trefoil in smaller octagon at junction of large octagons.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Italian, early 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

48.1042

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles