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Chasuble

18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Center back length: 110.3 cm (43 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.449

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with silk and metallic threads, metallic trim, linen lining

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical vestment. Central panels back and front of “bizarrre” silk with elaborate metal and polychrome silk floral brocade on white figured silk ground, side panels of elaborate fruit and floral brocade in metal and polychrome silk on orange-red figured silk; trimmed with gold galloon; lined with pink glazed linen.

Provenance

Gift of William Phillips to MFA, May 9, 1946. Purchased by donor in Berlin, 1919.

Credit Line

Gift of William Phillips