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Piece of velvet

Pink satin ground woven with thin strips of silver gilt. Diamonds with irregular outlines, in which are bunches of flowers, of bright green and light blue cut and uncut velvet. The leaves, stems and outlines of the diamonds are of old-rose cut and uncut velvet.

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Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian or French?, 17th–18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts