Museum Quality 16th-17th cent. Velvet, Silk and Gilt Thread Embroidered Panel
South American velvet, silk, silver and gold embroidered panel.
Approximate Size: 16.5 x 7.5 in.
A Museum Quality, Southern American, 16th-17th century red velvet and satin panel with raised embroidery, in gilt-silver thread, depicting Saint Stephen, the venerated first martyr of Christianity.
Probably once forming part of an orphrey band from a chasuble. In a later early 20th century wood frame.
Deaccessioned from a Museum Collection.
Proof of provenance available upon request.
Professionally framed, preserving and incorporating the original museum frame and also adding modern, museum-quality UV protected, non-reflective glass.
Superb condition for its age.