77186 and 77187 Pair of Mid-19th Century Antique Italian Metallic Embroidered Velvet Pillows with Metallic Fringe From Esmaili Rugs Collection. This pair of pillows displays a deep indigo blue background with Italian metallic applique. It is embroidered with a gold metallic overlay that has aged to a dark gold. Each antique velvet pillow features a mihrab niche filled with a stylized rose made from silk and beads. An elaborate border made from embroidered metallic threads frames each pillow. Sides are finished with metallic fringe. It is filled with down insert and sewn shut with a golden brass colored silk backing. In the style of Baroque. Abrash. Age Wear. Beautiful patina. Materials: Velvet, Silk, Beads, and Aged Metal. Made in Italy.