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Dull golden colored satin ground; the design of interlacing ribbons forming ogees in which are symmetrically arranged sprats of pomegranates held with a crown, or a straight sword with ribbons and flanked by two scallop shells, is of dark red cut velvet and gold. Much of the gold which was...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

probably Spanish, first half of 16th century


121 x 203 cm (47 5/8 x 79 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.03 x 1.21

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Textiles and Fashion Arts