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18th century Portuguese Castello Branco embroidery

ref: 5922)

Castello Branco, 18th century, originally used as a colcha (marriage quilt) cover. Silk, corroded in small areas, on strong linen. A graceful array of flowers and pomegranates in a lattice design arranged around a bird in the centre.

Dimensions

2.27m x 1.49m /7'5''x 4'10''