MEASUREMENTS: 21"L X 20"W. This is such a rare example of 1600s fabric. I think it was slated for home furnishings' use but not certain.
Most of true wool colors are still as the original colors were but the linen and possible silk mix ground has. Certainly a collector's piece. This piece was museum deaccessed in the mid. The background cloth has change color as. You can observe from top edge.
If you have any questions about this piece. Please do not hesitate to ask. What these additional costs will be. The item "Rare Italian 17thC (1600s) Hand Embroidered Wool On Homespun Linen Fabric" is in sale since Friday, December 22, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Fabric\Silk".The seller is "soniasantiqueandvintagetextiles" and is located in Seabrook, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.