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AN ITALIAN PANEL OF CRIMSON VELVET
16th Century
Appliqu and embroidered in coloured silks with scrolling foliage, stylised exotic flowers and fruits, with gilt metal thread detailing, cut down, re-backed and re-edged, some wear and restorations
19 in. x 77 in. (48 cm. x 196 cm.);
and two other appliqu runners similar (3)
Sale Room Notice
The lot illustrated at the top of page 243 is 335 not 586.

Lot Essay

Compare Sienna Museum of Works, Sienna Cathedral inv.5185, Marco Ciatti, Sienne 1994, catalogue of exhibition Drappi, Velluti, Taffeta et altre Case, no. 7 p. 106.
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