Medium: silk Technique: cut and uncut supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a woven foundation | 18th century

Unknown Maker

Fragment of tiny sprigs of red cut velvet against a background of uncut loops in the same color.

Credit: Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
Object: 1962-56-158

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