Antique Italian Ecclesiastical Needlework hanging
Dating from 16th century circa 1570 .
Originally from Important Chasuble Orphrey Panels
Bottom panel worked in silk and Metallic threads depicting a full length Saint
Top panel worked on a Burgundy velvet ground in metallic and silk threads depicting overflowing stylized flowers and scrolling vines
edged in deep gold metallic embroidered stumpwork borders padded with hemp
Finished with original hand worked metallic tassel fringe
The hanging is almost four hundred and fifty years old
Expected time worn antique condition, shows appropriate signs of wear/ losses, marks commensurate with great age.
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Very rare Museum worthy textile from a private English Estate
SIZE 39 inches long including fringe x 10 inches wide
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