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Piece of velvet

Large leaf-like forms detailed by groups of plant forms, and borne on curving stems wound with leaves. The design and ground are of red velvet, and yellow silk; in places are traces of gold thread, woven plain and looped. The metal thread is made by winding yellow silk with narrow strips of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 15th–early 16th century

Accession Number

96.83a-b

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles