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Piece of velvet

The ground is of light cream-colored silk; the design, of strips of scrolling stems bearing conventional leaf, fruit, and flower forms arranged so as to give the effect of an all-over pattern, is of cut and uncut velvet of a light neutral brown.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.346

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles