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Chalice veil

Probably Spanish or Portuguese
About 18th century


Dimensions

38 x 40 cm (14 15/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .40 x .38

Accession Number

10.20

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground embroidered with tarnished metal, pink, green, yellow, white, gray and blue silk. In the center is a lamb with a cross and banner. In the corners are bunches of flowers tied with ribbon. Poor in workmanship and design.

Provenance

1910, gift of Ellen Frances Moseley (b. 1848), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 3, 1910)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen F. Moseley