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Piece of velvet

White satin ground; the designof rampant lions, birds, and sprays of flowers is of reddish violet cut and uncut velvet, overshot in places with yellow, bright blue, and faded pink silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian(?), 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.371

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles