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Rectangular piece of velvet

Khaki ground, with neutral blue-violet cut and uncut pile. Lozenge-shaped compartments with guilloche borders, each containing one or two types of stylized plants, alternating diagonally. Voided areas, now showing khaki ground, originally enriched with flat silver wire, of which traces remain....

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Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

48.1045

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles