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Chalice veil from the Chapel of the Duke of Flanders

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Red satin with flowering plants embroidered in each corner with gold thread in raised and couched stitches, the central medallion, with S.H.I. surrounded by sun rays, is worked with gold thread and seed pearls. Edged with gold lace. "From the Chapel of Duke of Flanders." The donor.

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Gift of Miss E. F. Moseley

17th century


59 x 60 cm (23 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .60 x .59

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Textiles and Fashion Arts