Chasuble

16th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

132.1 x 79.4 cm (52 x 31 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1156

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet; orphrey embroidered with silk and metallic yarns and metal coils

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical costume (chasuble). Sides of unpatterned cut maroon velvet. Orphrey; front, the Coronation of th Virgin, the Assumption and the Annunciation. Back, the Holy Trinity, the Baptism of Christ and the Presentation at the Temple(?). Each, except the top front, in a rectangular compartment with a symmetrical, irregular arch of stylized leaves and volutes. Polychrome silk, metallic yarns and metal coils.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection