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Piece of velvet

Green silk ground; the designof an ogival frame-work, made up of leaves held together by oblong rectangular forms, enclosng symmetrical conventional plants is of cut and uncut velvet of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.339

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles