Chalice veil

Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.61 x 0.61

Accession Number

27.577

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream white taffeta. Design: conventional flowers growing from each corner. In center aureole enclosing IHS. Blue, green and yellowish green, yellow, orange, reddish orange and cream white silk, couched on surface. Edged with narrow gold lace. Worn and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles W. Townsend