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Piece of velvet

Greenish yellow satin ground; the design of bars, set obliquely, and crossed by a branch bearing a leaf and seed vessel is of red cut and uncut velvet; originally the fronts of a waistcoat.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.88

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles