Woven polychrome silk and gilt metal threads, cut and uncut velvet | 106 x 68.3cm | c. 1600- 1700

Unknown Artist

This sumptuous polychrome velvet displays a central vase with abundant flora and exotic leaves flanking curving blossoming fronds on a gilt-metal thread ground. The pattern was created with five colors of cut and uncut (loops) velvet pile. Only the p...
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