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Piece of velvet

Black uncut velvet ground; the design of leaves and buds, short bars turned at the ends, and edged with diamonds, and Greek crosses is of black uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.408

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles