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Piece of velvet

The yellow silk ground is woven with narrow strips of silver gilt, and the design of fleur-de-lis and conventional flowers is of white cut and uncut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts