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Piece of velvet

Narrow stripes of blue silk woven with strips of silver gilt, separated by stripes of dull pink cut and uncut velvet. Faded in places.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

97.517

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles