Back of a chasuble

French
late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

121.5 x 78.5 cm (47 13/16 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.302

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving with linen backing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Warp figured silk with undulating lacy ribbons in cream-colored silk and floral sprays in shades of blue, rose and green. Composed of a number of pieces, two of which have a selvedge of two cords and a narrow stripe lined with natural-colored cotton and linen plain cloth. Somewhat worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates