Chasuble back

Italian (Venetian)
15th century

Object Place: Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, silver, gilt silver yarn, velvet

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cut velvet, brocaded silk, silver; gilt silver yarn.


Dr. Albert Figdor (b. 1843 - d. 1927), Vienna; June 11-13, 1930, posthumous Figdor sale, Paul Cassirer, Berlin, lot 58, sold for M 65,000 to Adolfo Loewi, Venice; sold by Loewi to Baron Thyssen, Lugano; sold by Thyssen to Henri Heilbronner (dealer), Lucerne; sold by Heilbronner to Adolph (Adolfo) Loewi, Los Angeles; 1950, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $3600. (Accession Date: April 13, 1950)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund