Textile fragment - ROM2008_9759_11


Textile fragment

Medium:Silk ciselé velvet
Geography: Italy
Date: first half of the 17th century
Period: Baroque
50.3 x 23 cm
Object number: 909.16.95
Not on view
DescriptionSilk ciselé velvet with design in cut and uncut green pile on a pale yellow voided ground. The green cut pile seems darker in tone than the uncut pile and yet is the same thread. Small-scale asymmetrical design with feathered S-scrolls with two small branches alternating with smaller scrolls with voided feathering. Figure in reverse half-drop repeat.
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