Figured silk fragment - ROM2008_9761_15

ROM2008_9761_15

Figured silk fragment

Medium:Silk and linen brocatelle
Geography: Italy
Date: late 16th century
Period: Late Renaissance - Mannerist
Dimensions:
38.5 x 20.3 cm
Object number: 925.22.431
Not on view
Description

This symmetrical pomegranate silk is enlivened by Late Renaissance or Mannerist chequered detailing and the nervous energy of smaller branches twisting, turning and crossing under the ogival lattice framework.

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