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Piece of velvet

Deep reddish violet silk ground; the design of hexagonal forms arranged obliquely and dots, is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.478

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles