late 16th–17th century
100 cm (39 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1 meter from the back of neck to bottom of chasuble
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The ground, which is soft grayish violet damask, is powdered with small rosettes woven with gold thread. This brocade is 16th-17th century but the chasuble is partly made of pieces of 19th century brown and white brocade and violet silk. It is trimmed with silver lace, much worn.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection