Ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric are sewn, or otherwise attached, onto a larger piece of fabric to form pictures or patterns
. Pronunciation here
Panel from a vestment.
Probably Spanish. Embroidered
silk velvet, with silk satin appliqué
, corded thread, partly painted, backed with linen. 1600-1650. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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