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Chasuble

Italian
late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

100 cm (39 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1 meter from the back of neck to bottom of chasuble

Accession Number

20.911

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection