17th century

SILK AND JAIS EMBROIDERY

  • France
  • 2nd half of the 17th century
  • Lanced stitch embroidery
  • Tubular pearls - silk - metal threads and shells
  • H. 2’9.4’’ x W. 8’6.3’’

An antependium dating from the mid-seventeenth century, with very similar decoration, is now kept in the treasury of Le Puy en Velay cathedral. It comes from the legacy of the Cougard-Fruman collection.