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Set of liturgical vestments (cope, chasuble, burse, maniple, chalice veil, cope hood)

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Cope: Off-white silk and silver cope embroidered with pink, purple, green, and gold floral and cornucopia motifs. Trimmed in thick gold embroidery. Chasuble: Off-white silk and silver chasuble embroidered with pink, purple, green, and gold floral and cornucopia motifs. Trimmed in thick gold...

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Provenance

Probably by 1938, Dr. Franz Sobek (b. 1903 - d. 1975), Vienna; by descent within the family; sold by the descendents of Dr. Sobek to Rudigier Gallery, Munich; 2010, sold by Rudigier Gallery to the MFA (Accession Date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by an anonymous donor, Gabriella Beranek, and Linda Kaufman

Austrian (Vienna), about 1760

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

Cope: Length x width: 282 x 126 cm (111 x 49 5/8 in.) Chasuble: Center back: 109 cm (42 15/16 in.) Burse: Length x width: 22.5 x 23.5 cm (8 7/8 x 9 1/4 in.) Maniple: Length: 795 mm (31 5/16 in.) Chalice veil: Length x width: 59 x 59 cm (23 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.) Cope hood: Length x width: 55 x 52 cm (21 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.384.1-6

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous metallic patterning wefts, silk and metallic embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes