Embroidered heraldic ornament

German
1633


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

10 x 12 cm (3 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.267

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gilt metal and silk embroidery and gilt metal sequins

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered heraldic ornament, red satin ground with armorial shield bearing a man holding a “morning star” and crest a man holding a “morning star” issuing from a helmet in raised embroidery worked with tarnished metal thread, at bottom worked: MARIA VISCHER IN EINGEBORNE KIENERIN.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund