Requires Photography

Altar frontal or valance

Probably Spanish
Probably 18th century


Dimensions

69 x 167 cm (27 3/16 x 65 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.67 x .69 including fringe

Accession Number

98.37

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Applique. Lambrequin. Cloth of silver on which are applied three large conventional forms of cloth of gold. Most of the metal is worn off, leaving the gray and yellow cotton foundation. Trimmed with gimp and gold fringe.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection