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Italy - silk, cut and voided velvet against satin weave foundation, c. 1475/1535.

Italy - silk, cut and voided velvet against satin weave foundation, c.

Plate number: L. 54 Pl. 151 Type: Floor Plans  : Interior Elevations : Doors  Style: Renaissance Revival  Enlarge Image

Plate number: L. 54 Pl. 151 Type: Floor Plans : Interior Elevations : Doors Style: Renaissance Revival Enlarge Image

Ciselé velvet, realized on leather too, italian late 16th/early 17th century

Ciselé velvet, italian late century--Would make gorgeous apploque

16th century, Genoa http://realmofvenus.renaissanceitaly.net/workbox/exttex16.htm

Velvet, with green cut and uncut pile on cream ground century, Genoa Museé…

Hybrid woman holdimg a mirror, Book of Hours, Bruges, 1470, MS H.7 fol. 71r   The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

The thistle and the rose - Detail from the Treaty of Perpetual Peace (1502) between England and Scotland which was cemented by the marriage of James IV of Scotland to Princess Margaret, Henry VII’s daughter. The borders of this document illustrate the thistle (James’ emblem), the Tudor rose and the marguerete representing Margaret.

The thistle and the rose - Detail from the Treaty of Perpetual Peace between England and Scotland which was cemented by the marriage of James IV of Scotland to Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII.