Artist Spanish
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Date c. 1700
Medium Embroidery: silk and metallic thread on linen plain weave.
Dimensions 42 1/2 x 112 in.
108.0 x 284.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of K. T. Keller
Accession Number 37.160
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks The coat-of-arms was first used by Charles I (V) of Spain and then by Philip II until the annexation of Portugal, which was then added to the coat-of-arms.
Inscriptions Accompany the figures on the Tree of Jesse.
Mr. K. T. Keller, Detroit, MI
P. Barnet., Clothed in Majesty: European Ecclesiastical Textiles from the Detroit Institute of Arts, exh. cat. 1991 no. 18, p 33.