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Piece of velvet

Soft light yellow silk ground; the design of ogival frame-works enclosing symmetrical forms with a diamond in the center of each is violet cut and uncut velvet and yellow silk woven as in brocade. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.402

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles