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Piece of velvet

Deep yellow silk ground; the small all-over designof diamonds framed with rosettes, and straight lines is of green cut and uncut velvet. The pile of the uncut velvet is unusually long. The design is very similar to 93.343.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.363

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles