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Panel

Flemish or French
15th–16th century


Dimensions

12 x 35 cm (4 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .35 x .12

Accession Number

08.411

Medium or Technique

Wool and Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design of a female saint standing in a niche, with a round arch, is couched with blue, white, brown, green and yellow silk, red and black wool, and thread with silvered gold beaters’ skin. The gold thread made of metal was probably added later. The figure of the saint is applied.

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge, Jr. and Otis Norcross Fund