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Piece of velvet

White silk ground; the design of stripes consisting of stems with leaves, placed diagonally is of light blue cut and uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.488

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles