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Chasuble

French
about 1760


Object Place: France

Dimensions

100 cm (39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.514

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chasuble with self orphrey. Independent bunches of naturalistic flowers and leafy stalks scattered amidst meandering vertical fronds and meandering bands of stylized leaves and lace. Polychrome silk yarns on a pale green moiré silk ground. Borders edged and orphries defined by metallic tape with a repeating stylized leaf and blossom motif. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection