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Half of a Chasuble

Italian
18th century


Object Place: italy

Dimensions

58 x 89 cm (22 13/16 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.274

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Italian, 18th Century, half of chasuble, probably the back. Two pieces of cream colored satin, seamed vertically. Symmetrical pattern showing rocaille and foliate scrolls interspersed with flowering stalks and garlands, painted in many colors. Satin worn in places; a few holes and breaks. Many small brown stains, particularly near bottom. Lined with coarse linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Warren Thaxter