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Piece of velvet

Ground of white silk and thin strips of silver, on which are rows of bunches of interlacing branches and flowers, separated by single flowers, of plum-color cut and un-cut velvet. Very much soiled and pieced.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.28

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles