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Velvet cloth

The ground is of red cut velvet on which is a row of plant forms of cream-white velvet outlined with blue. Across the bottom is a border of conventional leaves and flowers with narrow gruard bands on each side. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

04.1667

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles