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Piece of velvet

Bluish gray silk ground; the design of branches of leaves and flowers separated by oblong forms with dentated edges, and a zig-zag line running through the middle is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.516

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles