Very Rare late 17th Century Embroidered Valance / Pelmet. The cream silk ground finely worked in Silks and Metallic Stumpwork. Depicting beautiful flowers among scrolling vines. Finished with 18th century metallic silvery gold tassel trim. European, most likely Italian. This museum worthy Renaissance panel was most likely Pelmet / Valance. For an opulent bed. This
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.