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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 "morning star" and crest a man holding a "morning star" issuing from a helmet in raised embroidery worked with tarnished metal thread, at bottom worked: MARIA VISCHER IN EINGEBORNE...

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Special Textile Fund

German, 1633

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10 x 12 cm (3 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts