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Piece of velvet

Ribbed blue silk ground, on which is a powder of sprays with conventional leaves, and flowers of light brown cut velvet, and white uncut velvet. It is possible that originally the ground was entirely covered with a white pile. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.339

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles