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Panel. Pile on pile red silk velvet. Large motif repeating vertically; and acorn surrounded by highly stylized curling leaves, flowing forms and small blossoms. A single tendril meanders the length. Tape border and metallic yarn fringe at ends. Green silk ground. Very badly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

49.284

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet damask, gold-colored metallic woven trim and looped fringe, and silk backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles