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Piece of velvet

White ground, with pattern in cut and uncut crimson pile. Symmetrical bouquet with conventionalized blossoms and acanthus leaves. Small flowers are superimposed on the larger leaves. Wide selvedges with four green stripes at sides. Ground much worn and darned. Many holes near top.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

Italian, late 17th or 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

49.870

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles