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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

braid
Date: c. 1600
Dimensions: 23.5 x 5 cm (9 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium: silk
Made in: Europe, Italy
Description: Velvet braid or edging in green, brown and yellow, with organic leaf design and undulating border. The yellow woven border is stitched to the body of the piece. Loose stitches across the top edge suggest it has been unpicked from a larger piece of textiles.
Inv. No.: 2011.208
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