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Rectangular cover, two breadths sewed together

S-shaped leaves and conventionalized plant forms in soft blue velvet (cut and uncut) on a neutral yellow ground. Very much worn, but remains of flat strips of metal carried with yellow weft threads are visible. Condition poor. Lined with red and white cotton print.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1039

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles