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Unpatterned red cut velvet ground with a central medallion of St. John the Apostle: possibly taken from a vestment; Spain or Italy 15th-16th century. Flanked on either side by a scrolled frame medallion, one with a compass above a flower, the other with a coat of arms; possibly Spain, 16th...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Spanish, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Spain

Accession Number

51.496

Medium or Technique

Embroidery/Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles