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Piece of velvet

The ground is woven with cream colored silk. The design of single leaves arranged as an ogival framework enclosing a conventionalized plant form is woven with cut and uncut neutral reddish violet velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

20.944

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles