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Horizontal panel of velvet

Horizontal panel; white silk cloth ground; two kinds of formal blossom on broken branch arranged in alternate horizontal rows, woven in cut and uncut velvet, in blue, green, pink, purple (now faded to tan), and light yellow (now faded to tan); panel made up of four and a half widths of material.

Credit Line

Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts