17th Century Italian Amice Pillow Embroidered with Silk and Metal Threads
A 17th century Italian Amice or priest’s collar embroidered with polychrome silk in flame stitch and couched metallic thread on red silk velvet. It depicts a central urn with flowers and scrolling vines. Wide borders of couched metal trim all on beige/gray very neutral silk velvet and set off with a 19th century French gold tassel. Finished around the outside edges with 19th century German bronze/gold cord. 100% down insert
WIDTH: 31 in | HEIGHT: 16 in
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CONDITION: The silk velvet has rub to the nap in the middle and a few threads have come loose in the stem of the urn. All normal wear from the period, considered in excellent condition for age.