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Piece of velvet

Small in scale. Ground and pattern both dull light blue. The warp, which shows in places is of écru silk. Stars and rosettes surrounded by loops, of cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.497

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles