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Piece of velvet

The ground is of deep soft yellow uncut velvet; the design of rows of leaves and seed vessels turning alternately to the left and right is of cut velvet and silk of the same color as the ground.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

04.1655

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles