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Piece of velvet

White silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver; the design of S-like forms, set obliquely, is of brownish violet cut and uncut velvet. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.427

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles