100 years ago in COUN­TRY LIFE

May 5, 1917

Country Life Every Week - - Town & Country Notebook -

THE ac­com­pa­ny­ing pho­to­graph may please those of your read­ers who are in­ter­ested in iron­work of the six­teenth cen­tury. It rep­re­sents an al­tar-piece of ex­cep­tional beauty and work­man­ship, 18in by 12in with­out the case, which forms a trip­tych with its two hinged wings. The wings are cov­ered with crim­son vel­vet worked with gold and sil­ver thread and rep­re­sent the arms of the orig­i­nal owner in an oval, with the name D. Franc, the date 1574 and Del­gado un­der. On the right wing is the name D. Ioanes.— S. J. Whawel

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