Chalice veil

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

56 x 58.2 cm (22 1/16 x 22 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2554

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal threads, linen; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground cream colored satin with border of roses on undulating vine, bunch of flowers tied with a bow of ribbon at the center, surrounded by eight smaller bunches of flowers, worked with metal thread and several shades of orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet silk in satin stitch, condition poor, coarse darns on satin, edged with worn and tarnished gold bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter