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A group of embroidery fragments that have been applied to a dark red-violet velvet. Velvet is probably Spanish and dates to the 17th century. Embroideries were removed from a much earlier altar frontal. Fragments show the central tabernacle with the enthroned Virgin and child. Right and left kneeling angels hold musical instruments. Remaining angels have censers. Made in: Germany. Date: 1600s. Record ID: chndm_1902-1-801-a_g.

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