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Piece of velvet

Pale violet uncut velvet ground; the design of medallions enclosing diamonds, separated by leaves and stems, set oblliquely, is of light green silk, and pale violet cut velvet. The design is like that of 93.382 and 93.452.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.429

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles