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Polychrome velvet fragment

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Ground, gray-green. The design of two large medallions with scalloped edges, connected by stems, leaves and flowers, and enclosing conventional flowers, is of deep red, gray, green and gray violet. The black outlilne has practically disappeared.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Mughal, 16th–17th century


64.5 x 36 cm (25 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts