Chasuble

Italian and German
15th century


Object Place: Cologne, Germany and Italy

Dimensions

82.5 x 62.2 cm (32 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.612

Medium or Technique

Orphery bands: Linen, silk and metal thread compound weave; Front: Silk voided velvet, brocaded with gold metallic yarn

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chasuble of Italian red silk and gold-metallic thread voided velvet in pomegrante vine design, appliqued with German orphery band woven in Cologne. Inscription on band “gerart turbau; wendel; ihesus”

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund