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Piece of velvet

The ground of yellow silk is woven with narrow strips of silver gilt. The all-over design of rosettes, oblongs, symmetrical and unsymmetrical forms arranged in diamonds is of violet cut and uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.75

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles