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Piece of velvet

White satin ground, with the design of conventional branches of flowers, leaves and fruit of bluish-violet cut and uncut velvet; the branches are out so close together that they give the effect of an all-over pattern. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.337

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles