Fragment

Medium: silk, silver foil, silk core wrapped with silver foil Technique: compound twill, supplementary weft | 16th century

Unknown Maker

Gold-colored silk ground with extra weft of flat silver strips. Symmetrical design of swinging acanthus branches enclosing palmettes which are brocaded in silver thread. White silk extra weft appears in acanthus foliage areas.

Credit: Gift of Eleano...
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