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Runner

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The runner is made in a cream color of net and silk lace. It shows the Rendicion of Granada. The outer edge is scalloped and encloses flowers connected by ribbons. The next border contains lions and griffins in elongated forms. They hold a sign at the top, and another one at the bottom. In the four corners are circles which enclose castles in two of them and griffins in the other two. The central panel contains a scene in which an army in lined up at the left of the picture with a man on a horse at the front of the line. To the right are other people on horses in medieval clothing.

Category:
needlework
Made from:
Silk
Made in:
SPAIN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
80 × 147.3 cm (31 1/2 × 58 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.76
Class:
Lace
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION GRANADA/ RENDICION DE GRANADA Top and the bottom of the piece This is executed in needleweaving.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973