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Small pomegranate in green cut and uncut velvet on neutral yellow ground

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 37 1/8 x 20 1/4 in. (94.3 x 51.4 cm)

Accession Number

38.1044

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small pomegranate in green cut and uncut velvet on neutral yellow ground. Remains of strips of silver, carried with weft, still visible. Armorial shield, embroidery and applique, near one end of piece. Dexter side of shield; “Gules, a dove silver holding an olive branch vert, and a chief asure charged with three fleurs-de-lis gold divided by two pallets retraits in base gules”, Pamphili arms.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman