17th Century Italian Amice Pillow Embroidered with Silk and Metal Threads

(Italy, 17th Century)

17th Century Italian Amice Pillow Embroidered with Silk and Metal Threads
164 Windy Row
Peterborough, NH, 03458
603-924-6601
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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

Origin Italy
Category Pillows
Period 17th Century
Style Unspecified
ConditionVery good

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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.

THB REF: 8179342994 DEALER REF: PL09SP12
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