Mid 15th Century Italian Velvet with Gold thread, 116" x23", 295 x 58cm; the pattern unit measures about 77x28.5cm. textileasart.com 

One of the great masterpieces of mid 15th century Italian cut velvet. Antique cut.

Cf:: Merchant, Princes and Painters. Silk fabrics in Italian and northern paintings 1300 - 1500, by Lisa Monnas, P. 289 & 290


Kaftan attributed to Mehmet IV (r. 1648-1687) © Topkapi Sarayi Müzesi