Medium: silk, metallic thread Technique: cut and uncut supplementary warp pile (velvet) with supplementary weft | 17th century

Unknown Maker

Fragment of red cut and uncut velvet on yellow silk ground with extra metallic weft. Two portions of curving large-scale foliage are all that show of the design.

Credit: Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Object: 1921-22-11

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