Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

brocatelle, The Virgin and St. Simon Stock
  • Italy
  • brocatelle, The Virgin and St. Simon Stock, late 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • silk, brocading
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7070

Silk brocatelle (depicts Simon Stock receiving scapulary from The Virgin Mary) on a heavy silk. It is yellow on rust-colored ground in a compound weave. A female figure (the Virgin) is surrounded by winged figures/angels.