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Piece of velvet

Yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt, on which is an irregular ogival fram-work of black cut velvet enclosing unsymmetrical bunches of black velvet flowers. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

17th–18th century(?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts