Velvet chasuble, part
104.5 x 22 cm (41 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet with gold-colored metallic thread
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Crimson velvet with a design of palmettes growing from undulating stems. The palmettes are cream-white velvet, but the stems and leaves, green velvet, and small rosettes powdered on the surface and the middle of the palmettes are tarnished silver brocade which is woven with yellow silk wound with thin strips of metal. Much worn, and pieced in the middle.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection