Alter frontal

Italian
probably 17th century


Object Place: Italy (?)

Dimensions

84.5 x 136 cm (33 1/4 x 53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.804

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen, gilt metal and silk trim, and silk satin backing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A godrooned urn containing a floral spray within a rectangular band. Border of floral volutes. Polychrome silk yarns on a linen ground. Tape outer border. Condition cood but worn in some areas

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection