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Piece of velvet

The ground is of deep cream-colored silk; the design of large rosettes enclosed by S-like forms and small rosettes is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.523

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles