Altar Frontal

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and linen in leaf, individual satin, satin, split and stem stitches; french knots, laid work, couching and linen padded couching.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and linen in leaf, individual satin, satin, split and stem stitches; french knots, laid work, couching and linen padded couching.

Date:

Late 17th century

Artist:

Italy or Portugal

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Title

Altar Frontal

Origin

Italy

Date

1675–1700

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and linen in leaf, individual satin, satin, split and stem stitches; French knots, laid work, couching and linen padded couching

Dimensions

249.8 x 75 cm (98 3/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Barbara Notz Hines Memorial Fund

Reference Number

2004.724

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