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Piece of velvet

White silk ground; the design of oblongs detailed with squares, and ending in hooks, crossed by tow stems bearing leaves and seed vessels, set obliquely, is of a delicate violet cut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.342

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles