Chasuble

Italian
15th (?)–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 2.07 x .72

Accession Number

96.54

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is woven with white and pinkish red silk. The design of long leaves forming an ogival framework and enclosing vases of carnations and other flowers, is woven with pinkish red and yellow silk. The long leaves of the framework are held together with oval forms detailed with oblong blocks. Trimmed with yellow and white gimp and red, yellow and white fringe.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection