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Spanish
17th century


Dimensions

78 x 151 cm (30 11/16 x 59 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.51 x .78

Accession Number

83.8

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red damask on which is applied a shield bearing in the upper half a maltese cross, and in the lower half vertical bars. Surmounting this is a crown, and around it are leaves. The embroidery, which is couched with yellow silk, and gold and silver thread, was originally worked upon a deep violet velvet. The banner which ends in two point, finished with tassels is edged with yellow gimp, and lined with white silk.

Credit Line

Everett Fund