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Maniple

French or possibly Italia
Late 17th century


Dimensions

17.5 x 99 cm (6 7/8 x 39 in.); Legacy dimension: .99 x .175

Accession Number

85.306

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rose-colored ground, on which is a large design, only small parts of which show. Woven with yellow, blue, green and white silk, and fine silver and gold thread, the metal threads are made by winding silk thread with thin silver and silver gilt. Across the ends is a narrow gold and yellow silk fringe, on the sides is a narrow gimp of yellow, silver and gold. The maniple is divided into four parts by bands of wide yellow and gold gimp. Made of the same brocade as 85.307, and to be used with it.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales