Italian 19th C. Length of Silk Cut Velvet Featuring a Syrian Design of Mythical Animals
A length of red silk cut velvet from Italy, 1890 – 1900, with a Syrian design featuring stylized artichokes, mythical winged animals, birds, crowned animals, flowers, there’s a lot of detail in the cut designs. A full loom width with the salvages stitched to the backside and both top and bottom turned under giving a small pocket for a rod for hanging. Featured in the Italian book “Tessuti Ricami E Merletti in Italia” translates to “Woven Embroideries and Lace in Italy”.
WIDTH: 23 in | HEIGHT: 76 in
Shipping Estimate: $50 | FedEx
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CONDITION: Slight fading to the red, this is typical over time, NOT sun fade