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Piece of velvet

A small check of violet cut velvet and silk. The silk is woven with narrow strips of silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.424

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles