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Chasuble

French
late 17th, early 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1706

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chasuble with self orphrey. Semi-naturalistic blossoms, leaves and grape bunches within alternating pinnate oval and scalloped lozenge compartments amidst a dense array of floral sprays, vertically meandering scalloped and crested bands plus similar floral motives. Metallic yarns on a tan silk ground. Badly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection