Rugs & Textiles
Antique Continental Renaissance Style Floral Embroidered Textile
Continental Renaissance style couched silk and goldwork embroidered red velvet textile, late 18th to early 19th century. Colorful silk and gold threads form a beautiful floral and vine pattern against a deep red background with metallic thread borders and ends.
DImensions: 47 × 12 inches
Note: The couched embroidery technique goes back to the Bayeux tapestry in 1070 AD. It was prevalent in Medieval England, France and in Italy during the Renaissance. Mounting services can be provided.