The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Wall-hanging
  • Wall-hanging
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • c. 1680
  • Silver cloth, velvet, canvas, silk, metal thread, woven cotton and cotton fringe
  • Height: 320 cm, main hanging
    Width: 152 cm, main hanging
    Height: 96 cm, fragment
    Width: 148 cm, fragment
  • F526
  • Lecture Theatre Corridor
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  • Patchwork hanging of silver cloth and red velvet applied onto canvas and embroidered over with silk and couched metal thread. Made up of three vertical strips. Decorated with tulips and baskets. A fragment of three vertical strips is attached at the top.