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Voided velvet

Length - full loom width. White silk ground, black motifs in cut velvet pile. Pattern of diagonally oriented braches, alternating direction vertically with ends overlapping. A floral spray in each of the spaces formed. White slightly yellowed, selvedges frayed.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

European, 1850–1900

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Velvet, cutwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts