Part of chasuble back

Chinese
18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

43.8 x 60 cm (17 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.121

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Lower part of chasuble back. Ground of ivory satin, divided into three vertical bands by narrow strips of 4-leafed blossoms; central urn with symmetrical floral arrangement; in each lower corner flower-filled cornucopia with scrolling stems spreading into central band; embroidered with faded polychrome silks in satin and stem stitches. For the European market.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund