Armorial shield

Italian
18th–19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

17.6 x 23 cm (6 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2349

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and linen with silk and gilt metal embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Armorial shield, surmounted by papal keys and pavillion against ermine drapery under royal crown, cream white satin ground, raised embroidery worked with gold thread, tarnished silver and gold spiral thread, black, red, and a little cream colored silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Norris