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Piece of velvet

Yellow silk ground; the design of spots suggesting rose hips, but with sepals on both ends, set obliquely and separated by smaller forms made of two S's intersecting each other is of green cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.368

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles