Altar frontal

Italian
probably 17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

116 x 176.7 cm (45 11/16 x 69 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.842

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen ground, and linen backing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undulating serrated vertical lines forming oval compartments containign various naturalistic flowers. Polychrome silk yarns. Condition good, black yarns uniformly rotted out.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection