Antique Decorative Pillows and Textiles
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17th Century Italian Amice Embroidered with Silk and Metal Threads
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A 17th century Italian Amice or priest’s collar embroidered with polychrome silk in flame stitch and
couched metallic thread on red silk velvet. It depicts a central urn with flowers and scrolling vines. Wide
borders of couched metal trim all on beige/gray very neutral silk velvet and set off with a 19th century
French gold tassel. Finished around the outside edges with 19th century German bronze/gold cord. 100% down insert

Condition: The silk velvet has rub to the nap in the middle and a few threads have come loose in the stem
of the urn. All normal wear from the period, considered in excellent condition for age.

Size: 16 3/4" x 31"                  Price: $1550.00                   Item: #PL09SP12
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