Object Place: Spain
83 x 157 cm (32 11/16 x 61 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet with silk and gold-colored metallic thread embroidery, gilt metal woven fringe, silk and metallic netted tassel, silk cord, and wooden painted finial
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Rectangular banner ending in two points. Central medallion bearing two confronted angels supporting a large chalice with host by its base. Curling stylized floral volutes fill the remaining field. Heavily embroidered in metallic and polychrome silk yarns on a red velvet ground. Edged with metallic yarn fringe; a tassel hangs from each point. Metallic yarns and velvet field are badly worn.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection