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Small panel of red velvet with design of flowering tree with white blossoms and green leaves appliqué of green cloth of gold and white cloth of silver, outlined with couched gold cord, three eight pointed stars above, small deer below at the right, very much worn and velvet patched.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

Possibly English, 16th century

Object Place

England (possibly)

Dimensions

21 x 29.5 cm (8 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2460

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd silk velvet appliquéd and embroidered with metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles