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Fragment of the chasuble of Raoul de Beaumont, d. 1190, Bishop of Angers

French
12th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

30 x 26 cm (11 13/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1460

Medium or Technique

Silk, twill weave, silk and metal thread embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small roundels enclose animals, birds, trefoils repeat in empty spaces. May have been soaked in blood or painted red.

Provenance

Claudius Côte, Lyon; sold by Côte, through Christoph Bernoulli, Basel, to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1947, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $750. (Accession Date: November 13, 1947)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund