Italy, Seventeenth Century - cm 83x240
On a background of ivory silk, a square mesh net is positioned; embroidery in polychrome silks conducted in various points.
The edge is composed of continuous acanthous leaves in whose loops are embroidered various types of large flowers. In the centre, articulated leaves twisted and curled with various types of exotic flowers, above these fly and play birds and various animals. It is a remarkable example of embroidery possibly constructed in the southern part of Italy.