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Piece of velvet

The ground is of dark red silk; the desig of conventional leaves and oval spots is of cut and uncut velvet. The pile of the cut velvet is very long. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.443

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles