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Altar frontal

French
18th century


Dimensions

100 x 230 cm (39 3/8 x 90 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.30 x 1.

Accession Number

96.107

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of white silk. The design of bunches and branches of flowers arranged to give the effect of an undulating line, is woven with red, reddish violet, blue and green silk and silver. Trimmed with gold gimp and yellow and white fringe, and lined with heavy natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection