TWO ITALIAN RUNNERS OF DARK GREEN VELVET
First half 17th Century, Italian or Spanish
Appliqu in ivory silks with skull and crossbones within roundels, linked by yellow silk appliqu scrollwork outlined in red, blue and ivory silks, some wear and restorations, re-backed
8 in. x 42 in. (22 cm. x 108 cm.) and 8in. x 38 in. (22 cm. x 98 cm.);
and an orphrey panel, worn (3)
Compare No 139, European Textiles in the Keir Collection.