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Chasuble

Spanish
16th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

Center back length: 121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.765

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet; orphreys and appliques of satin, painted and embroidered with silk and metallic threads

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical costume (chasuble). Red velvet on which have been appliqued symmetrical patterns cut out of satin and painted blue and green, outlines of gold thread (gilt silver wound on silk), details in gold and silver thread. Front and back, broad orphreys with figures appliqued, in part painted satin, in part or nué on satin. On front St. Luke and St. Dominic, on back the Madonna, St. Peter and St. Philip (?). Faces, hands and feet painted.

Credit Line

Textile Special Fund