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16th Century Italian - Silk and Metal Thread Runner in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Runner Date: century Culture: Italian Medium: Silk and metal thread Dimensions: L. 28 inches x cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Credit Line: Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941 Accession Number:

Piece Date: second half 17th century Culture: Italian (Genoa ?) Medium: Silk and metal-wrapped thread Accession Number: 09.50.1318

Piece Date: second half century Culture: Italian (Genoa ?) Medium: Silk and metal-wrapped thread Accession Number:

Wall Hanging, with Pomegranate Pattern Date: early 16th century  Geography: Made in Nuremberg, Germany Medium: Twill binding: linen warp, and weft in red, white, green, blue, and yellow wool, with metallic threads  Dimensions: Overall: 96 x 40in. (243.8 x 101.6cm) Framed: 110 1/2 x 47 x 4 3/4 in. (280.7 x 119.4 x 12.1 cm) Accession Number: 53.35.2 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wall Hanging, with Pomegranate Pattern Date: early century Geography: Made in Nuremberg Culture: German

Beautifully textured velvet, Italian - Venice, Genoa or Florence, 1590-1600 | FAR - Catalogo Museo del Tessuto

Beautifully textured velvet, Italian - Venice, Genoa or Florence,

Velvet showing eagles and cows’ heads; one of the earliest known examples of a velvet with a figurative design. Italy, last quarter 14th century, silk. Abegg-Stiftung

- Velvet showing eagles and cows’ heads; one of the earliest known examples of a velvet with a figurative design. Italy, last quarter century, silk.

Place of origin:  Italy (probably, made)    Date:  ca. 1450 to ca. 1500 (made)    Artist/Maker:  Unknown (production)    Materials and Techniques:  Silk velvet woven with metal threads

Woven silk velvet

Silk velvet woven with metal threads, ca. 1450 to ca. Silk velvets were the most luxurious textiles of the late medieval period.

Velvet Fragment, 1400s  Italy, 15th century  velvet (cut and voided); silk, Overall - h:66.70 w:57.50 cm (h:26 1/4 w:22 5/8 inches). Bequest of James Parmelee 1940.604

Velvet Fragment, Italy, century velvet (cut and voided); Bequest of James Parmelee

Velvet Fragment, late 1500s Italy, late 16th century velvet (cut and uncut); silk, Overall - h:52.70 w:25.40 cm (h:20 11/16 w:10 inches). Dudley P. Allen Fund 1918.278

late century Velvet Fragment, Italy, (cut and uncut); Allen Fund, Cleveland Museum of Art

late 15th century, Italy

Hanging Date:late century Culture:Italian, possibly Florence Medium:silk…

Piece ~ 16th century ~ Spain ~ silk and linen ~ woven textiles ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art

Piece ~ century ~ Spain ~ silk and linen ~ woven textiles ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sassanian silk fragment with peacocks, Aachen 6thc by julianna.lees, via Flickr

Sassanian silk fragment with peacocks, Aachen, Germany, circa century.

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