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Piece of velvet

The ground is of light brown silk; the design of zig-zag lines and hooked forms is of violet cut and uncut velvet detailed with yellowish green silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

93.394

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles