School of Design

ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

applique fragments
Date: late 16th Century
Dimensions: Other (2011.221.1): 23 x 18.1 cm (9 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.) Other (2011.211.2): 25.1 x 19.8 cm (9 7/8 x 7 13/16 in.)
Medium: silk
Made in: Europe, Italy
Description: Two fragments of embroidered silk and velvet applique predominantly in red, greens and blue on a yellow silk ground. Organic design with flowers, including a tulip, with details and raised outlines embroidered in red, yellow, green and white. Pieces are irregular, and include seams, suggesting having been cut from a garment (possibly a sleeve).
Inv. No.: 2011.221
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