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Piece of velvet

Light blue uncut velvet ground; the design of stems, bearing one leaf, set obliquely, is of cut velvet of the same color as the ground. Pieced and much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.529

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles