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Panel, possibly made from a cape. Three breadths of green velvet, brocaded with gold, sewed together, ends and lower corners made of small pieces. Design: undulating stems bearing large leaves and conventionalized fruit and foliage forms, pomegranate/pinecones. Velvet, two heights of pile,...

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Provenance

Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, third quarter 15th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

239 x 110 cm (94 1/8 x 43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1041

Medium or Technique

Silk cut and uncut voided velvet brocaded with gold-metallic wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles