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Piece of velvet

Deep reddish pink silk ground. The small design of oval spots and other forms is of violet uncut velvet. Much worn and faded.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.390a-b

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles