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Piece of velvet

White silk ground; the design of short lines placed obliquely, so as to give the effect of a zig-zag line with crown-like forms above and below is of violet cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.386

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles