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Piece of velvet

Violet uncut velvet ground; the design of medallions enclosing diamonds, and separated by pairs of leaves and stems, set obliquely, is of silk, and cut velvet, of the same color as the ground. The design is like that of....

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.382

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles