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Maniple

probaby Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

22 x 84 cm (8 11/16 x 33 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .84 long including lace .22 across the end

Accession Number

30.181

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White corded silk woven with thin strips of silver, now much worn, embroidered with three gold crosses, with conventionalized floral pattern at each end, and a leaf form between each cross. The embroidery is couched gold thread (gilded silver and gilded silver spangles. The material of the center part of the maniple has been replaced by some of the same silk. The embroidery being appliqued. Gold bobbin lace across each end. Stained and worn. Like 30.180.

Credit Line

Gift of E. Royall Tyler