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Piece of velvet

Dark yellow silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; the design of symmetrical forms suggesting fleur-de-lis and small rosettes is of green cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.331

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles