Velvet (portion), showing pattern in green pile and loops of metal thread on cream silk ground. Middle of 16th century, Venice Museo Civico, Turin.
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Textile. Italy or Spain, 16th century
Ciselé velvet, realized on leather too, italian late 16th/early 17th century
Italy - silk, satin weave voided velvet panel, 15th c.
Fragment Date: late 16th century Culture: Italian Medium: Silk Accession Number: 33.95.10
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Hermitage: Brocade with a Pomegranate Pattern Silk with golden thread; 99x56 cm Italy or Spain. 16th century
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