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Piece of velvet

Deep rose-colored silk ground; the design of rows of symmetrical conventional plants growing from heart-shaped pots resting on two feet is of the same color as the ground. Much worn and faded.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.89

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles