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Bedcover

Spanish
18th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

226 x 146 cm (89 x 57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1973.574

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome silk yarns (reds and browns predominate) embroidered on linen ground; long floats counched at regular intervals predominate. Design of large flowering plants in field with bird in each corner; central medallion with large flowering plant in which stand woman and man in comtemporary dress. White fringe. Inscribed in ink in lower left back corner: “Constantino Camp ______.” Fair condition; some stains throughout.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hofer, in memory of Mrs. Samuel Cabot