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Piece of velvet

Violet ground; the design of very conventional flower forms in an ogival frame work is woven of violet cut and uncut velvet. The design in this piece is like that of 83.327a and b, 85.299, 85.350, 91.178 and 93.486.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

93.473a

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles