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Robe

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

71.5 cm (28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2351

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe for ecclesiastical figure; open down front; central box pleat flanked by single side pleat in center back; front edge trimmed with red taffeta; body of robe, of deep red, cut and un-cut, velvet on deep cream-colored satin ground, in large-scale symmetrical design of acanthus and grape surmounted by crown.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Leila von Meister