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Piece of velvet

The white silk ground is woven with narrow strips of silver and occasional blue threads. The design of elaborate fleur-de-lis enclosed by stems bearing conventional flowers in profile rosettes, and other forms is of blue....

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.418

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles