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Altar Frontal (Italy), 16th–17th century

This is a Altar frontal. It is dated 16th–17th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is linen and its technique is withdrawn element; bobbin lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 294 x 100 cm (9 ft. 7 3/4 in. x 39 3/8 in.)

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Altar Frontal (Italy), 16th–17th century; linen; H x W: 294 x 100 cm (9 ft. 7 3/4 in. x 39 3/8 in.); 1952-162-127

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