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Piece of velvet

Blue cut and uncut velvet ground; the design of separate leaves, which is also of blue cut and uncut velvet is distinguished from the background by a heavy yellow silk outline.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.387

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles