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White silk ground woven with strips of silver; the design, a very conventional flower form, in an ogival frame-work is of red cut and uncut velvet. This piece is of the same type as 85.299, 85.350, 93.327a and b, 93.486. A similar piece is called by Mme. Errera, Spanish work(?) of the 16th...

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Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Italian, 16th century

Dimensions

Overall: 67.5 x 59 cm (26 9/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

91.178

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver metal thread velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles