Quilt with figural motifs - ROM2006_7976_21

ROM2006_7976_21

Quilt with figural motifs

Medium:Cord quilted silk tabby
Geography: Perhaps made in Goa (India) for the European market; used in Cornwall, England
Date: c. 1600
Dimensions:
227 x 238 cm
Object number: 975.349
Credit Line: Gift of Betty Kingston
Not on view
DescriptionThe quilted design consists of a double tiered arcade enclosing a scene of two galleons below, and a seated man playing a bowed stringed instrument flanked by girls holding flowers in a garden setting with plants and animals above. Surrounded on all sides by a wide hunting border enclosed between narrow entwining ribbon guards.
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