Altar frontal

Medium: silk, metallic thread, garnets Technique: raised embroidery on cut velvet | 16th century

Unknown Maker

Ruby-colored cut velvet ground embroidered with a depiction of the Virgin and child in the center with attributes and emblems of the Virgin filling the rest of the panel.

Credit: Gift of Elizabeth Cochran Bowen
Object: 1937-31-1

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