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Altar frontal

Probably French
Late 18th or 19th century


94 x 186 cm (37 x 73 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.86 x .94 including fringe

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Satin brocade

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cream white satin on which is a design of waving bands of flowers and separate flowers, woven with light green, white and greenish yellow silk and white cord. The centers of some of the flowers are of velvet. Trimmed with yellow silk gimp and fringe, and lined with pink linen.. Like 95.456 (T.3352).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection