Part of chasuble back
Object Place: China
43.8 x 60 cm (17 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin with silk embroidery
Not On View
Lower part of chasuble back. Ground of ivory satin, divided into three vertical bands by narrow strips of 4-leafed blossoms; central urn with symmetrical floral arrangement; in each lower corner flower-filled cornucopia with scrolling stems spreading into central band; embroidered with faded polychrome silks in satin and stem stitches. For the European market.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Special Textile Fund