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Piece of velvet

Violet silk ground; the design of an ogival frame-work of single leaves held by crown-like forms, enclosing a conventional plant form is of violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.433

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles