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Fantastical birds against a red ground

Date:
16th century
Culture:
Italian or Spanish
Medium:
Silk and metal-wrapped thread on velvet
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 3/4 x 18 in. (19.7 x 45.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Kate Read Blacque, in memory of her husband, Valentine Alexander Blacque, 1933
Accession Number:
33.95.63c
Not on view
Mrs. Valentine A. Blacque (until 1933; to MMA)
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