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Piece of velvet

The cut velvet ground, and the sprays of leaves and flowers (?) of uncut velvet and ribbed silk weaving are both a soft rich yellow. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.508

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles