Stamped Utrecht Velvet

Fragment of woollen, stamped Utrecht velvet, designed for furnishing. England, c. 1871. Fragment of woollen, stamped Utrecht velvet, designed for furnishing. England, c. 1871. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, acc. no. T.210-1953.

Stamped Utrecht velvet is a mid- to late nineteenth century term for a type of stamped velvet that was used to decorate furniture. It was often embroidered.

Source: CAULFEILD, Sophia Frances Anne and Blanche C. SAWARD (1882), The Dictionary of Needlework: An Encyclopaedia of Artistic, Plain and Fancy Needlework, London: L. Upcott Gill, p. 459.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 16 April 2017).

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