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Piece of velvet

Violet silk ground; the design of an angular ogival frame-work filled by a symmetrical conventional form is of green and yellow uncut velvet, and yellow silk woven as in brocade.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, The design is of the 16th–17th century, workmanship is probably later

Accession Number

97.528

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles