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Piece of velvet

Ground yellow satin and gold; the design partly in outline and partly solid, is of red velvet, and loops of gold thread. The gold thread was made by winding yellow silk with thin strips of silver gilt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, Late 15th–16th century

Accession Number

85.351

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles