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Book cover
Description: 

Book cover consisting of heavy canvas with two pices of brocaded silk with floral motifs; middle section purple velvet; embellished with metal thread passemeterie; white twill lining

Place of fabrication: 
Italy?
Date Period: 
17th – 18th century
Materials: 
Linen, silk, metal thread
Technique: 
Weaving, sewing
Dimensions: 
20 x 28
Condition: 
Exterior fair: some degradation, loss of pile (velvet), corrosion of metal thread; interior poor: stains, loss, floating threads
Notes: 
None
Provenance: 
By purchase