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Piece of velvet

Dull yellow silk ground; the design of stems bearing a leaf, and a seed vessel, and set obliquely, is of red cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.539

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles