17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE

Rare Late 17th Century Venetian Silk Hanging

The burgundy colour silk woven with gold metallic wrapped threads

In Islamic Style which was very fashionable at that time in Venice due to its immense trade with the Orient

Central oreintal style medallions with pseudo Islamic script

Flanked by pairs of Phoenix and Leopards

The edges decorated with mythological Fish and Griffin

Appropriate signs of wear commensurate with great age and use.

Fading, rubbing. Wear to top section (see photograph). Some wear along edges.

Textile is strong and stable otherwise and displays very well.

A very rare and astonishing piece of early Venetian weaving

SIZE:- 78 inches long x 25 inches wide. (198cm x 64cm)

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17th Century Italian Silk Hanging Gold Metallic Birds Leopards Griffin Islamic Influence Venetian RARE

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