Chalice veil

Early 20th century
Designed by Sir J. Ninian Comper (British, 1864–1960), Embroidered by The Sisters of Bethany, London

Object Place: London, England


60.3 x 60.5 x 1.3 cm (23 3/4 x 23 13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and metal brocade with silk and gilt metal thread embroidery and silk and metal cord and tassels

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Chalice veil (Accessory to St. Michael Chasuble). Blue and gold metallic brocaded front with deep pink lining. Embroidered and couched silk and metallic thread scrolling floral and berry design with cross. Condition: Good. Embroidered by the Sisters of Bethany, London.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange