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Piece of velvet

The ground is of white silk woven with narrow strips of silver; the design of leaves arranged to form diamonds in which are flowers is of deep pink cut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts