221 COPE OF CRIMSON BROCATELLE ON DRAP D’OR AND ARGENT GROUND SPANISH, 17TH CENTURY Woven with designs of amphorae with stiff-leaf flower composition in palmette volutes, forming ogives. In tones of rose and silver on a gold ground. The hood and the orphreys with their original fringes and two-toned arabesques of gold and silver. Slight defects to the border. Size, 117 x 49 inches From the Spitzer legacies. [NUMBER 222] 222 ANTEPENDIUM OF SILK AND GOLD EMBROIDERY ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY Large bandeau composed of four panels, each centred upon a pierced heart and designed with interlaced acanthus volutes of brilliant rose, blue, green and cream on a soft golden-yellow ground. Size, 75 x 25 inches Described in « La Collection Spitzer », Paris, 1892, vol. 5, p. 217, No. 42. SALE, PARIS, 1893, CATALOGUE NUMBER 3088; Atlas, Plate LXV. [sEE ILLUSTRATION] 223 IMPORTANT THRONE HANGING OF SILK EMBROIDERY INDO-PORTUGUESE, LATE 17TH CENTURY The centre with a pelican feeding its young under crown borne by cherubim and placed in a cartouche of foliations. This medallion surrounded by a border with animais of the chase. An enchanting composition of huntsmen, hounds and deer, shepherd and sheep, poultry, etc. Triple border of most imaginative design with heraldic beasts and floral volutes, the Work done in soft polychromy on a green needlework ground. Contemporary silk fringe and tassels. Size, 108 x 79 inches From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 78