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Length of brocaded velvet, late century Italian (Venice) Silk velvet brocaded with metal-wrapped thread 148 x 23 in.

16th century ~ Turkey ~ Islamic ~ Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded

Panel Date: century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet,

Place of origin:  Italy (made)    Date:  late 14th century-early 15th century (made)    Artist/Maker:  Unknown (production)    Materials and Techniques:  Voided silk velvet brocaded with gold thread

Textile fragment

Place of origin: Italy (made) Date: late century-early century (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Voided silk velvet brocaded with gold thread

A British reverend’s daughter named Barbara Johnson (1738-1825) kept a meticulous diary of the fabrics she used and details of the garments she made with them. The original diary is now a part of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s collection. It was reproduced in the 1980s and published under the title A Lady of Fashion: Barbara Johnson’s Album of Styles and Fabrics.

Album

From: A Lady of Fashion: Barbara Johnson's Album of Styles and Fabrics Hardcover – September, 1987 I bought this book back in 1987 and treasure it! Album with textile samples and fashion plates, compiled by Barbara Johnson, England

Florentine silk damask fabrics  1500-1600:  Florence was a design center in the 17th century, famous fir it's elaborate, richly colored silks.

Florentine silk damask fabrics Florence was a design center in the century, famous fir it's elaborate, richly colored silks. (found on the Martha Stewart website)

Textile fragment  Italian early 15th century  Object Place: possibly Lucca, Italy  DIMENSIONS 17 x 40 cm (6 11/16 x 15 3/4 in.)  MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Silk and gold-metallic thread; lampas

Textile fragment Italian early century Object Place: possibly Lucca…

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