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Silk Embroidered Textile with Angels, Grotesques and Fantastic Animals

A very rare, early Italian embroidery from Sicily very finely worked in emerald green silk on a gauze or linen background. It depicts a flamboyant pattern of grotesques alternated to angels flanking a pair of fantastic animals. The two-headed eagle motif in the border alternated to angels is reminiscent of coat of arms imagery.
Origin: Sicily, Southern Italy
Size: 47 x 36 cm
Date: Circa 1600
Condition: Very good.
Price: £4,750.00

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