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Piece of velvet

Violet silk ground; the all-over design of rows of connected symmetrical forms is of bluish violet cut and uncut velvet. Much pieced and faded in places to a greenish color.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.78

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles