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Piece of velvet

The ground and design are both of deep red cut velvet; the pile of the ground is pressed down which throws into relief the design of peonies and other flowers.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

17th–18th century(?)

Accession Number

95.1015

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles