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Chalice veil

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Orange red silk ground; the design of waving stems bearing flowers and leaves woven in white, pink, and green silk. Pieced and lined with green silk and edged with gold braid

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Probably French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 50.8 x 47 cm (20 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.1069

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles