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Armorial shield

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Armorial shield, surmounted by papal keys and pavillion against ermine drapery under royal crown, cream white satin ground, raised embroidery worked with gold thread, tarnished silver and gold spiral thread, black, red, and a little cream colored silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Norris

Italian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

17.6 x 23 cm (6 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2349

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and linen with silk and gilt metal embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles