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Chasuble fragment

Portuguese (?)
18th century


Object Place: Portugal (?)

Dimensions

121.5 x 79.5 cm (47 13/16 x 31 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1597

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen figured weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chauble fragment, two pieces joined. White stylized silhouetted flower and leafy stem motif in comber repeat in dense staggered rows on alternating polychrome bands and linen yarns. Edges tattered, join separating. Ecclesiastical Costume.

Provenance

1947, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 1947)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection