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Cover or frontal

Cover or frontal. Central pictoral medallion. Two figured in neo-classical armour, the foremost holding a lance and an urn, stand before and old man who is lying on a couch. Drapes in the background, armour, weapons and a chest on the floor in the foreground. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish or Italian, 16th–17th century (?)

Object Place

Spain or Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Appliqué


Textiles and Fashion Arts