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Piece of velvet

Salmon pink silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design of a blue leaf and dot in-closed by an irregular frame-work of two blue lines is of cut and uncut velvet. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

97.519

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles