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Italian
1550–1600


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

99 x 66 cm (39 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

48.982

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic strip brocade, silk and gold-colored metal strip woven trim, and linen backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Three pieces joined. A spray formed by spikey sprouts, resembling ears of corn, and two bunches of grapes in an urn flanked by a fantastic animal on either side; repeating in compartments formed by intertwined leaf bunches. Red, green and white floss silk yarns and wires. Galloon border. Badly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection