Half of a chasuble
Object Place: France
59.7 x 80 cm (23 1/2 x 31 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: length: 31 1/2 in.; W: 23 1/4 in.
Medium or Technique
Cotton, wool, silk; tambourwork; wool and silk on cotton ground
Not On View
A chasuble front; white cotton twill ground embroidered with brilliant polychrome wools in chain stitch; central panel framed with flowering vine of large-scale serpentine stem bearing peony, rose, lotus (?), butterflies and flowers over ground, border design of stylized blossoms; a number of small worn spots in embroidery.
Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund