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Piece of velvet

White silk ground; the design of oblong symmetrical forms, set obliquely, is of cut and uncut violet velvet. From each of the symmetrical forms grows one deeply cut leaf. Much worn and pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.534

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles