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Chalice veil

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Corded silk ground on which is a design of curving stems and bunches of flowers, woven with gold thread and narrow strips of silver and gilt, blue, violet, bright red, white, green, yellow and black silk. Edged with gold lace. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 54.6 x 47 cm (21 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.402

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles