A circa 1438 Ferronnerie / ironwork cut and voided silk velvet from Italy or Spain an early Medieval example of the conventional leaf pattern. Edged in a 19th century red silk and metal thread trim and backed with a later cotton silk lining.
Condition: This runner is pieced throughout, one small burn hole and the lining is deteriorating as seen in the picture. All this is typical of a piece nearly 600 years old.
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