Piece of velvet appliqué embroidered on satin

Italian
Late 16th or early 17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

24.5 x 112.5 cm (9 5/8 x 44 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1810

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; satin, appliqué, embroidered

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Conventionalized plant forms forming scroll border, green velvet on pale brown satin, the satin has been cut out and the velvet set in, cut edges concealed by silk tapes matching satin, backed with blue linen, two bands sewed together, fringe sewed to lower edge and on one side; condition poor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Eastman