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Chasuble

Western European
17th–18th century


Dimensions

111 cm (43 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.750

Medium or Technique

Silk, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ecclesiastical costume/embroidery. Chasuble with self orphrey. Scenes from the life of Christ. Orphries with representations of the four evangelists and four Latin fathers of the church (?). Worked in polychrome silk and metallic yarns in tent stitch on a linen net ground. Many yarns missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection