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Piece of velvet

Light brown silk ground; the design of rows of zig-zag lines separating rows of diamonds is of violet cut and uncut velvet of white silk woven as in brocade.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

93.404

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles