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Piece of velvet

Deep dull-yellow silk ground; the design of anthemion-like forms surrounded by a frame-work of conventional leaves etc. is of violet cut and uncut velvet, and yellow silk woven as in brocade.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.388

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles