Description: An early 19th century design of cut, uncut and voided silk velvet with gold metallic threads of an Italian 16th century design made in Krefeld, Germany, also known as the town of silk and velvet as these are the fabrics that left their mark on the towns’ history for being produced. . The design is made up of interconnected ogival that are joined with crowns and centered with leaves and flowers. Backed with a coordinating designer green silk velvet, edged with 19th century gold metallic 3 ½” long eyelash fringe.
Although there is little silk weaving in Germany today, the dyeing, printing and finishing of silk has remained an active industry.
Condition: This pillow face has the expected wear from time and use. It is now clean with new down pillow insert.
|22 1/4 in