School of Design

ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

applique fragments
Date: late 16th Century
Dimensions: Other (2011.220.1): 11.2 x 32.8 cm (4 7/16 x 12 15/16 in.) Other (2011.220.2): 11.3 x 33 cm (4 7/16 x 13 in.)
Medium: silk
Made in: Europe, Italy
Description: Two fragments of embroidered silk applique in red and faded yellow or gold on dark green velvet ground. Organic design with daffodil flower, details embroidered in red and tan. The applique is outlined in stitched braid or ribbon.
Inv. No.: 2011.220

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