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Chasuble

Spanish
16th century


Object Place: Spain

Accession Number

48.1158

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chasuble. Sides; a pomegrante motif surrounded by stylized leaves repeating within ornate ogival compartments of similar leaves. Red, white and yellow silk yarns highlighted by metallic yarn outlines. Orphrey; front, the Virgin Mary with baby Jesus, St. Luke, and St. Andrew. Each in a rectangular compartment, one above the other, before a similar background of stylized hillocks and foliage. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns. Many worn and missing yarns. A lead seal is affixed to the back lower left corner by a cord.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection