Textile 001
Pair of exquisite Italian baroque silk and metallic thread hangings. The two embroideries, with slightly differing compositions, portray very finely stitched birds on colorful grounds with areas of gold metallic thread. The gold is in remarkably unoxydized condition.
Height (ins.): 115      Length/Width (ins.): 25     
Origin: Italian, probably Rome, late 17th century     Period: Louis XIV