Embroidery (Spain), 17th century

  • Year: 17th century
  • Location: Spain

Flat hanging; red satin, embroidered in gold and silk with ornamentation by brilliants and sequins. Design: small figure of the Virgin in white, sacred initial on skirt and crown; Virgin’s body in white silk stitches; Infant in arms. Rayed background to head. Architectural framework in various couched metals, canopy in relief. Border in couched metal and sequins.

Embroidery (Spain), 17th century; silk, metal; H x W: 32 x 27 cm (12 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.); 1967-96-3

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