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Piece of velvet

White silk ground woven with strips of silver; the design, a very conventional flower form, in an ogival frame-work is of red cut and uncut velvet. Only a small part of the design which is large shows. This piece is of the same type as 85.299, 91.178, 93.327a and b, 85.350. A similar piece is...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts