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Piece of velvet

The ground is of black uncut velvet, and the design of stems forming irregular oblong shapes filled with conventional leaves and flowers is of black cut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.407

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles