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Piece of velvet

The ground is woven with deep purplish pink and white silk; on this is a powder of small branches and leaves of purplish pink uncut velvet, at intervals are two narrow lines of cream-white uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

85.502

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles