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Piece of velvet

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White satin ground powdered with a design of graceful conventional flower sprays. Woven with red cut and uncut velvet. Edged with worn and tarnished silver gilt and lined with red silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

64 x 49 cm (25 3/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.898

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet cut and uncut, silver colored metallic thread, and silk lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles