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Piece of velvet appliqué embroidered on satin

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Conventionalized plant forms forming scroll border, green velvet on pale brown satin, the satin has been cut out and the velvet set in, cut edges concealed by silk tapes matching satin, backed with blue linen, two bands sewed together, fringe sewed to lower edge and on one side; condition poor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Eastman

Italian, Late 16th or early 17th century

Object Place



24.5 x 112.5 cm (9 5/8 x 44 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; satin, appliqué, embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts