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Piece of velvet

Red velvet woven with two heights of pile; the design consists of the pomegranate and leaf design on an undulating stem. Very much patched and full of holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. Q. Collins

Italian, 15th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet cut and voided


Textiles and Fashion Arts