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Piece of velvet

Violet silk ground; the design of short stems bearing flowers and arranged to form diamonds is of violet and brown cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.405a-b

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles