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Piece of velvet

Ground, red velvet; designs of leaves with interlacing stems, which enclose oval medallions, woven with gold thread. Oriental work, possibly Italian of the 15th century. Mme. O. Errera. Italian, end of the 15th cent. Catalogue Bonnaffé. Arabic, beginning of the 14th cent. Dupont...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

15th century

Accession Number

07.408

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles