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Niche

Of wood. The front, carved and gilded, has columns at sides, pointed arch with leaf decoration and delicate tracery above. Lined with worn red velvet. Sides and bottom painted blue.

Provenance

By 1914, J. Templeman Coolidge; 1917, gift of J. Templeman Coolidge to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

Spanish, late 15th–early 16th century

Object Place

Gothic

Accession Number

17.346

Medium or Technique

Wood; gilding, red velvet, paint

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements