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Piece of velvet

White silk ground; the all-over design of hexagons, enclosing conventional flower forms, is of light blue cut and uncut velvet. Pieced and much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

95.1218

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles