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Piece of velvet

The design of large leaf forms, composed of conventional leaf, flower and fruit forms is woven of red velvet and gold thread. The surface of the velvet is powdered with small loops of gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 15th–16th century

Accession Number

01.109

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles