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Three pieces joined. A spray formed by spikey sprouts, resembling ears of corn, and two bunches of grapes in an urn flanked by a fantastic animal on either side; repeating in compartments formed by intertwined leaf bunches. Red, green and white floss silk yarns and wires. Galloon border. Badly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1550–1600

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

48.982

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic strip brocade, silk and gold-colored metal strip woven trim, and linen backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles