Altar Frontal

A work made of linen, knotted square netting; embroidered with linen in cloth stitch (lacis); heading of bobbin-made cloth stitch tape; edged with linen in warp-faced plain weave extended weft, open warp uncut fringe.
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  • A work made of linen, knotted square netting; embroidered with linen in cloth stitch (lacis); heading of bobbin-made cloth stitch tape; edged with linen in warp-faced plain weave extended weft, open warp uncut fringe.

Date:

17th/18th century

Artist:

Italy or Spain

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Title

Altar Frontal

Origin

Italy

Date

1601–1800

Medium

Linen, knotted square netting; embroidered with linen in cloth stitch (lacis); heading of bobbin-made cloth stitch tape; edged with linen in warp-faced plain weave extended weft, open warp uncut fringe

Dimensions

74 x 391.2 cm (29 1/8 x 154 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur MacDougall Wood

Reference Number

1995.416

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