Fragment of pinkish-red velvet on which are appliqued pieces of neutral violet and neutral yellow silk in a conventional scroll and flower design; the design, of which there are only portions, is outlined with couched gold thread. Made up of small pieces.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Spanish (?), 16th century
65 x 41 cm (25 9/16 x 16 1/8 in.) See Other Dimensions for b-e.
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet with silk applique and gold-colored metal wrapped on yellow silk core thread (couched) embroidery