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Piece of painted velvet

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Painting on white velvet, representing a basket of fruit - grapes, cherries, strawberries, peaches, watermelon, etc. Framed in gilt wood frame.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

American, 19th century


46.8 x 49.5 x 3.4 cm (18 7/16 x 19 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.) Including frame

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and pigment and gilded wood frame with glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts