Ottoman Brocaded Silk with Foliate Medallions from a Kaftan. 1550-1570. (Cleveland Museum of Art)
Satin foundation weave with metal thread brocading, voided areas and 2 heights of cut pile ~ Italian, Venice ~ mid-15th century ~ Silk and metal thread
Silk cut voided velvet with three pile warps and gold brocading wefts. Florence, last quarter of the fifteenth century. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence Velvet: History Techniques Fashions, Fabrizio de Marinis (Ed), Idea Books, New York, 1994
Silk cut voided two pile warps velvet, with the heraldic device of the Soderini family. Florence, second half of the fifteenth century. Musée Historique des Tissus, Lyon.
Brocaded silk fragment, lampas weave, ca. 1360 -1390, Italy
Cloth Fragment Cotton, block printed and resist dyed India 13th - 14th C Met Museum of Art