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Chasuble

Italian
19th century (?)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

109 cm (42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.719

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chasuble with self orphey. Semi-naturalistic blossoms and leaves on slender meandering stems. Orphrey, similar flowers repeating in compartments of curving stems, one above the other. Polychrome silk yarns on a linen fillet ground in good condition, all on top of a very badly worn red silk ground. Metallic tape along entire inner edge and orphrey.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection