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Piece of velvet

White satin ground; the design, of stems bearing a bud or seed vessel from which spring five carnations, is of dark red cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.79a-b

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles