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Chalice veil

Italian or French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 52 cm (18 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.1082

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground consists of narrow stripes woven with red and yellow silk and narrow strips of gilt; on this are wider stripes woven with yellow and green silk and gilt and bunches of flowers in bright green, black, and gold. Lined with pink silk and edged with silk lace.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige