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Piece of velvet

Deep cream satin ground; a design of rows of symmetrical groups of leaves and fruit, separated by smaller plant forms, arranged to suggest an ogival frame-work, of cut and un-cut velvet woven with green, and cream-colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

08.377

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles