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Maniple

French
Late 17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

19.5 x 82 cm (7 11/16 x 32 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .82 x .195

Accession Number

85.308

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

This is woven with white and bright green silk and gold and silver thread. The silk used for the foundation of the metal thread is only sparsely would with silver and silver gilt. Three crosses of bright yellow, light brown and gold gimp. Narrower, but similar gimp on the sides and ends. Sewed on to the edges are silver and gold lace. Lined with bright blue silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales