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Altar frontal

Italian
16th?–17th century A.D.


Dimensions

100 x 170 cm (39 3/8 x 66 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.70 x 1

Accession Number

10.100

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet ground, the design of an ogival framework made up of conventional plant forms and enclosing a vase(?) of wheat and flowers is woven with white silk and strips of silver gilt. Trimmed with gold gimp and fringe.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection