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Altar frontal
Altar frontal
Date:
ca. 1550
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Velvet With Applique Linen, Silk And Metal Thread Embroidery
Dimensions:
104.1 x 228.6 cm (41 x 90 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
50727
Acquisition Date:
1923-04-20
Credit Line:

Bequest of Fred Talbot

Exhibition History:

Embroiderded for the Church, 1989-91(2 rotations)
CPLH rotation, Gallery 3, 1/02 - 3/04 (*see condition notes)

Three framed medallions depict(l to r) St. Paul, Archangel with the three persons on the Trinity overhead, and St. Jerome. Inscriptions are partially effaced. Shields portray the Host and Chalice, five woulnds of Christ. Samller medallions show the Nativity, the Crucifixtion, St. Paul's conversion, St. Jerome in the desert and St. Francis.