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Piece of velvet

Deep cream-colored silk ground faded to pink; on this is a design of zig-zag lines woven with yellow silk, as in brocade, and symmetrical concentional forms turning both up and down of violet cut and uncut velvet. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.389

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles