Pair of exquisite Italian baroque silk and metallic thread hangings. The two embroideries, with slightly differing compositions, portray very finely stitched birds on colorful grounds with areas of gold metallic thread. The gold is in remarkably unoxydized condition.
Height (ins.): 115
Length/Width (ins.): 25
Origin: Italian, probably Rome, late 17th centuryPeriod: Louis XIV