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Wood backrest with velvet cushion
Description: 

Backrest made of wood and velvet upholstery with multi-colored floral motifs, edged with strips of velvet with a different motif in red and yellow; position adjustable

Place of fabrication: 
Italy, Genoa
Date Period: 
17th century
Materials: 
Wood, silk, filling (plant material), linen, passementerie, nails
Technique: 
Silk cut voided ciselé velvet (cushion)
Dimensions: 
59 x 48 (x 7 when folded flat)
Condition: 
Fair: velvet degraded along edges with some areas desintegrated; some insect damage of wood
Notes: 
None
Provenance: 
By purchase