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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.239
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Fragment of blue velvet
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
3rd quarter 15th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215097
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cut and voided velvet
Technique
Compound weave
Dimensions
95.6 x 54.6 cm (37 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.)
Provenance
Horatio Curtis, gift; to Hervey E. Wetzel (1888-1919), Boston, 1913, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1919.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.239
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
"Feronnerie" velvet style - blue cut and voided velvet with pomegranate motif within a lobed ogival arch.

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