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Maniple

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

22.5 x 97.5 cm (8 7/8 x 38 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .975 x .225

Accession Number

85.514

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground of white silk is couched; the design of floral scrolls and Greek crosses ending in flowers is worked with blue, violet, pink, cherry, white, green, and yellow silk and gilt thread. Edged with a gimp of light tan-colored cotton and thin strips of silver gilt. Gilt fringe on ends. Lined with a dull reddish linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales