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Statue robe

Pink silk woven with narrow strips of silver: on this is embroidered with gold, a design of scattered flowers, birds, rampant lions, the sun, moon, etc. A heavy bobbin lace is applied in a symmetrical design of waving lines. The remains of a pointed black outline can be seen. One piece is...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Spanish, Probably 17th–early 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts