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Brocade dalmatic

Spanish or Portuguese
18th century


Object Place: Spain or Portugal

Dimensions

115.5 cm (45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.2416

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Most of vestment of coral pink satin ground with design of large flowers, peacocks, tigers and lions brocaded with colored and white silks and white chenille; Center front and back panels, triangular panels at outer edges of skirt and part of sleeves of French 18th century fabric – a figured white silk with polychrome silk floral brocade; panels edged with yellow galloon; lined with neutral yellow heavy linen cloth.

Provenance

1950, gift of Mrs. Charles J. White, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 11, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. White