Italian antique 'Cloth of Gold' fragment (94 x 52.5cm)

£ 1,400.00

Fragment: 92 x 50 cm  //  3ft x 1ft 8"

Now beautifully conserved onto a mount: 94 x 52.5 cm

This glorious and exuberantly drawn fabric concoction consists of bullion wrapped the around cut cloth and laid onto a silk velvet. The rasberry coloured velvet has all but gone to friction and only traces can be seen at margins.

• 16th or more likely 17th cent

Ref. 16075


Collections: Collectables, Textiles