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Panel

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

224 x 51.7 cm (88 3/16 x 20 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.284

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet damask, gold-colored metallic woven trim and looped fringe, and silk backing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel. Pile on pile red silk velvet. Large motif repeating vertically; and acorn surrounded by highly stylized curling leaves, flowing forms and small blossoms. A single tendril meanders the length. Tape border and metallic yarn fringe at ends. Green silk ground. Very badly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection