Half of a chasuble
Probably Italian or French
69 x 115 cm (27 3/16 x 45 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.15 x .69
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The white silk ground was originally covered with narrow strips of silver. The design of indistinct stripes of conventional flowers and fern-like leaves, is woven with white, blue, pink, violet and green silk, and gold and silver. Lined with white silk, which was probably pink originally. Worn and soiled.
Bequest of Mrs. Sarah Wyman Whitman