Renaissance Venetian Silk Velvet Valance Stumpwork Pelmet Metallic Embroidery

A Renaissance Late 16th early 17th Century Venetian Embroidered Velvet Valance. The burgundy colour velvet embroidered in padded metallic thread stump work. Backed with crimson antique silk. The bottom edges with 17th century metallic fringing. The side edges finished with 17th century hand embroidered metallic ribbon trim. An extremely rare and decorative museum worthy textile.

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