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Panel of velvet

Coarse ivory satin ground, with pattern in crimson cut and uncut pile. Very long repeat; symmetrical design showing two undulating dotted ribbons connecting great stylized bouquets of three types. Complete selvedges at sides. Ground worn. A few holes and tears.

Credit Line

Gift of Eugene, Paul, and George A. Bernat in memory of their father, Emile Bernat

Italian, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, satin ground


Textiles and Fashion Arts