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Border of Brocatelle with Adoration of the Christ Child
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Border of Brocatelle with Adoration of the Christ Child


Description Provenance Credit
Description This type of textile is known as a Florentine repeat border fabric: woven in long strips, then cut and sewn on vestments. There is a similar piece in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Provenance Acquired by Saidie A. May; given to Walters Art Museum, 1945.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Saidie A. May, 1945

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Period
15th century (Renaissance)
Medium
colored and metal threads with red taffeta lining
(Textiles)
Accession Number
83.649
Measurements
H: 11 x W: 18 3/4 in. (28 x 47.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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