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Armorial shield

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Armorial shield, cream colored silk vground with shiels of faded yellow velvet worked with tarnished metal thread, tarnished metal spiral thread in design of three fleurs-de-lis, and three daggers, surmounted by helmet edged with scrolls, worked with tarnished metal thread, condition poor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Norris

Italian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

24.2 x 22 cm (9 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2350

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk plain-weave, linen, and gilt metal threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles