Silk Brocade Ecclesiastical Table Runner Alter Cloth: C19th European
Another ecclesiastical alter or table runner dating from the 19th century, European, possibly French(?)
Made from crimson silk brocade with real silver and gold gilt threads which would have glittered under candlelight.
This versatile textile would work well as a pelmet, wall hanging or could be repurposed into pillows or cushions.
Please see our other listings for more ecclesiastical textiles from the same collection. In excellent antique condition with an overall patina of age as you would expect in a textile of this antiquity.
Measurements: 164 X 45cm