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Piece of velvet

Deep yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design, an ogival frame-work of leaves and crowns, enclosing stems with two leaves, or a curved form, is of violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.396

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles