FOUR OTTOMAN-STYLE RED VELVET AND GOLD THREAD APPLIQUE CUSHIONS.
Possibly Florence or Genoa, Italy, 18th century.
A set of four down-filled cushions, the shield-shaped red velvet ground elaborately appliqued with silver cloth, ornate with scrolling strap-work and embossed raised-work, embellished with metallic thread fringe, backed with red silk.
56cm x 66cm approximately.
Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 10 December 1993, Lot 58.