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Dalmatic

Italian
early 18th century


Dimensions

94 x 112 cm (37 x 44 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.12 from neck to bottom, .94 across bottom

Accession Number

30.179

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white silk with a partly visible lozenge pattern in green and black weft. Design: symmetrical conventionalized flower growing from rococo ornament, flanked by bunches of flowers growing from bowl, Woven (lancé) with brilliant pink, orange green and black silk and gold thread (flat strips of gilded silver, and gilded silver wound on silk, broché) Worn and patched with brocade of same period. Trimmed with gold braid.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Royall Tyler