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Piece of velvet

On a ground woven with white linen and pink and green worsted is a design of pots of conventional plants of pink and green wool woven like uncut velvet.


97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian?, The design is of 16th–17th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts