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Piece of velvet

Dark gray violet silk ground; the design of bars, set obliquely, and crossed by a branch with leaves on it is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.422

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles