Italian Brocatelle in Linen, Silk and Metal Silver Thread with Pomegranate Design

(Italy, 16th Century and earlier)

Italian Brocatelle in Linen, Silk and Metal Silver Thread with Pomegranate Design
164 Windy Row
Peterborough, NH, 03458
603-924-6601
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Italian Brocatelle in Linen, Silk and Metal Silver Thread with Pomegranate Design

List Price $4,850

Italian, Florentine, first half of the sixteenth century, brocatelle with a design of arabesques, entwining stems and pomegranate ornament woven in silver metal thread and silk on a brilliant yellow silk ground. Originally an imitation of Italian tooled leather. Brocatelle is considered to be a variant on traditional damask, with patterns that stand out in high relief. Edged with a French 19th century galon, backed with an 18th century lemon yellow French silk bourette a silk woven from the rough outer parts of a silkworm cocoon. Length 54” x width 23 ¾” or Length 137 cm x width 60 cm

WIDTH: 23¾ in | HEIGHT: 54 in

Origin Italy
Category Textiles
Circa1550
ConditionVery good

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CONDITION: Formed from two lengths and the silver metal threads have patina down to a gunmetal black, typical since this is real silver that’s tarnished. Two small areas of wear missing metal thread, typical of something nearly 500 years old.

THB REF: 1237016494
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