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Piece of velvet

Ground woven with lines of yellow silk on neutral orange silk. The design, which consists of the repetition of a conventional figure, is woven with cut and uncut violet silk. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

20.940

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles