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Chasuble

possibly Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 42 1/8 x 28 3/4 in. (107 x 73 cm)

Accession Number

38.1736

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White linen embroidered with colored silks. The colors are soft yellow, pinkish orange, blue, violet and green. Satin stitch and laid work are used. A crowned Virgin under a canopy is in the central orphrey in back, the rest of vestment is worked with conventional flowers. The embroidery much restored.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman