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Fragment of a border

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

4.5 x 68 cm (1 3/4 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1120

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of red velvet. The design of vases, rosette-like flowers and flowers in profile, is couched with gold and silver thread and yellow, blue, violet, green and white silk.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige