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Piece of velvet

Brown silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver, on this is a powder of small diamonds of brown cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

98.158a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles