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Velvet panel (fragment)
Description: 

Velvet panel with large pomegranate motifs in gold on red ground; fragment, one selvedge (fragment)

Place of fabrication: 
Italy
Date Period: 
Late 15th century
Materials: 
Silk, metal thread, linen
Technique: 
Weaving; cut voided velvet with metal “bouclé"
Dimensions: 
66,5 x 54
Condition: 
Fair: upper area severely worn, tears, stains, repaired with adhesive, old restoration
Notes: 
Two sections joined by intensive restoration stitching
Provenance: 
By purchase