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Altar frontal
Altar frontal
Date:
mid 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Polychrome Silk Brocade With Silver Galloon
Dimensions:
250.2 x 94 cm (98 1/2 x 37 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
55.24.9
Acquisition Date:
1955-07-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Herbert Fleishhacker

Lace meander with floral bouquets on pink ground. Modern lining.
See Silk Designs of the 18th Century in the V&A, Rothstein, fig. 270-271, p. 257., also The Meandering Pattern in Brocaded Silks: 1745-1775 by Zegna, plate 5.