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Brocade dalmatic

Spanish or Portuguese
18th century

Object Place: Spain or Portugal


115.5 cm (45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.


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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. White