Piece of velvet
12.3 x 37 cm (4 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet, cotton, silk satin, and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on yellow silk core
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Ground: green cut silk pile. Design: small medallions and rosettes brocaded with tarnished gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). A line of red satin frames the larger medallions. Weft: reddish orange cotton.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection