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Part of chasuble; made of two pieces, seamed

Italian
Around 1600


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1540

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark yellow-green cut pile and uncut loops in two heights. All-over pattern, in cut pile, shows eagles facing right or left alternating with crowns; interspaces contain tiny sprigs. One long edge turned under. A few stains. Frayed edges.

Provenance

1952, Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1952, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $250. (Accession Date: November 13, 1952)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund