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Fabric-velvet

Ground of white silk. The all-over design of conventional flower forms is of white uncut velvet. The selvedge is pink and green, and the line of deep pink beside it suggests that this piece may have been that color originally.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.510

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles