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Piece of velvet

Pressed velvet; violet, faded to greenish-gray; the design consists of hearts pierced by arrows, and surrounded by leaves and flames. Pieced and much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian?, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.74

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles