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Piece of velvet

Cream white satin ground with a design of rampant lions, birds, and sprays of flowers, woven with reddish violet both cut, and uncut, overshot in places with yellow bright blue and faded pink silk. Similar to 93.371

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

20.938

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles