Skirt front

Date:
ca. 1600
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
L. 37 x W. 53 inches (94 x 134.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.203
Not on view
While black and white, originally Spanish court colors, were the mode all over Europe by the end of the sixteenth century, Spanish portraits support the idea that this style of skirt and the embroidered design itself are specifically Spanish.
[ Ginsburg LGA , until 1973; sold to MMA ]