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Piece of velvet

Deep mustard yellow silk ground. The design of oval medallions with pointed ends, separated by knotted lines and rosette-like flowers and enclosing a symmetrical, conventional group of flowers, is woven with deep yellow, white and deep pink silk. The white and yellow silk was origionally wound...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection


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Silk velvet with silver colored metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts