An Exceptionally Rare Panel Of 16th.Century Italian Silk Damask

An Exceptionally Rare and large Panel Of 16th.Century Italian Silk Damask.
Woven with a lattice of stylised floral sprigs on which alight pairs of crested birds.
Some piecing slight wear and repairs.
Italy Circa.1560.
208cms by 254cms.
Ex. Mayorcas Collection.
A smaller piece from the same panel is on display at The Victoria & Albert Museum. Inv 547-1884.

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