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Fragment of chasuble of St. Juan de Ortega

Spanish
1107-1143


Dimensions

7 x 14.5 cm (2 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.145 x 0.07

Accession Number

28.325

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of chasuble of St. Juan de Ortega. Ground: pale brown silk. Design: shows hind feet of lion and section of circular border, woven with red and green.

Provenance

Probably acquired in Spain by Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1928, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $2745 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: June 7, 1928)

NOTES:
[1] Seven textiles (MFA accession nos. 28.320 - 28.326) were purchased for this amount.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund