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Piece of velvet

This ground is of white silk probably covered originally with pink uncut velvet of which traces are left; the design of a powder of leaves, and rosette-like flowers is of green cut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.511

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles