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Piece

Date:
mid-16th–mid-17th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Silk, metal thread: cut and uncut voided velvet
Dimensions:
L. 16 x W. 10 inches (40.6 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Velvets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.50.1072
Not on view
This design consisting of an ogival framework enclosing floral motifs had a long period of popularity in Europe. John Henry Dearle would have been familiar with this type of pattern, which appears in Rose and Lily (23.163.14).
Friedrich Fischbach , Wiesbaden, Germany, 1909; sold to MMA
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