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Appliquéd border fragment

Italian
Probably 16th–17th century


Dimensions

15 x 74.5 cm (5 7/8 x 29 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .745 x .15

Accession Number

95.1121

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a border. The ground is of red velvet. The design is in places of yellow silk and in other places of red velvet. The design consists of heart-shaped forms placed one above the other and encloses symmetrical groups of conventional leaves. Outlined with gold cord.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige