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Piece of velvet

The ground is of pale blue uncut velvet; the design, a fleur-de-lis surrounded by two leaves and four petalled flowers and inter-lacing forms, is of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.531

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles