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Piece of velvet

Red satin ground on which is a design of an ogival frame-work enclosing forms composed of eight petals radiating from a square. The design is of red cut and uncut velvet. This piece is evidently modern, and made with the idea of imitating a 16th -17th cent. velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

19th century

Accession Number

93.444

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles