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Piece of velvet

Yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design which consists of leaf-like figures, forming an ogival frame-work, and enclosing symmetrical forms is of red cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.447

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles