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Piece of velvet

Grayish white satin ground; the design of separate leaves enclosing seed vessels and leaves, arranged symmetrically, is of pale pinkish cut velvet, outlined and detailed with green cut and uncut velvet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

04.1651

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles