Spanish antique embroidered velvet (143 x 107cm)

£ 1,800.00

143 x 107 cm / 4ft 8' x 3ft 6"

Large embroidered pieced velvet panel, probably Spanish  composed of 10 sections, comprising 2 central squares one above the other, each 48 x 48cm, enclosed by 2 rectangles on each side, each 25 x 50cm, with remains of a narrow strip border either side, the panels patterned with arabesques, volutes, urns, grapes, dolphin faces, and floral and foliate motifs.  One of the rectangular panels incorporating 'IHS' symbol in metal threads, and 2 others with monogram 'VW', worked on a crimson velvet ground, each panel lined with coarse linen and interlined with hessian, sometime sewn together by hand and backed with coarse linen, heavily worn overall with loose parts and losses, overall size approximately

Price as found.We are considering conservation options to improve.

17th century

Ref 15477


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