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Piece of velvet

The ground is of gray blue velvet. The design which is taken from 14th century Italian brocade, consists of boats in which are chained dogs, an eagle, palmettes, waves and ducks, and is printed with gray.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

English, 19th century

Place of Manufacture

England

Accession Number

93.1132

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles