Armorial shield

Italian
18th–19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

24.2 x 22 cm (9 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2350

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk plain-weave, linen, and gilt metal threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Armorial shield, cream colored silk vground with shiels of faded yellow velvet worked with tarnished metal thread, tarnished metal spiral thread in design of three fleurs-de-lis, and three daggers, surmounted by helmet edged with scrolls, worked with tarnished metal thread, condition poor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Norris