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Piece of velvet

Yellow satin ground. The design of conventional branches of flowers, is of violet cut and uncut velvet, and is detailed with light blue, pink, and green silk woven like brocade.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.535

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles