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Embroidered heraldic ornament

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Embroidered heraldic ornament, red satin ground with armorial shield bearing a man holding a fish, mantlings and crest a man holding a fish issuing from a helmet with tarnished metal thread, at bottom worked: HAINERICH 16 VISCHER 33.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

German, 1633

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

12.6 x 10 cm (4 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.266

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with gilt metal and silk embroidery and gilt metal sequins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles