A SPANISH JOINED RUNNER OF CRIMSON SILK Circa 1600
Appliqu in ivory silk with linked stylised scrolling foliage, the centre with a shield in yellow satin, halved, one half embroidered with fleur de lys, some wear and restorations, re-edged and re-backed
8 in. x 88 in. (20 cm. x 224 cm.)
another of crimson velvet appliqu with a yellow silk foliate scrolling pattern
8 in. x 108 in. (21 cm. x 274 cm.)
and another similar, worn and restored (3)
Sale room notice
The third piece is illustrated on page 243 across the top.
The first runner is worked with the Arms of the Cordova family from Andalusia, Marquesses of Comars since 1512.