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Piece of velvet

Dark gray-blue silk ground; on this is a design of conventional leaves, and stems of cut and uncut velvet, of the same color as the ground.Occasional threads of violet-brown silk are woven into this piece, and give....

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts