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Piece of velvet

On a yellow cotton ground is a design of red cut and uncut velvet; the piece was evidently made in the style of a 16th-17th cent. velvet, and consists of scattered forms derived from leaves and flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

19th century

Accession Number

93.464

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles