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ALTAR FRONTAL (?)

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ALTAR FRONTAL (?)

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On a ground of diagonal stripes in different shades of red in cross stitch, sprays of flowers and leaves in white glass cylindrical beads, a cross in beads in the center, a border of rows of beads with lace like edging in beads. Lined with yellow linen.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
ALTAR FRONTAL (?)
Made from:
Cross stitch -- embroidery -- beads
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
83.8 × 200.7 cm (33 × 79 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
43.46
Class:
NEEDLEWORK
Signature marks:
MARK numbers in ink: NOZ NEd N4 1859 C/7061 20p NS, HAd-zyod-neleka
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1977