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Piece of velvet

The ground is of gray-blue uncut velvet; the design, a powder of fleur-de-lis, branches bearing three flowers, and round spots, from which four leaves are growing, giving the effect of a whirl, is of cut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.515

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles