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Chalice veil or corporal

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Linen center surrounded by lace border. In each corner a double-headed eagle with a crown; in the middle of one side the Host, supported by Cherubin, opposite St. Symphorian, bearing a Martyr's palm and led by his mother. Balancing these are St. Francis of Assisi with stigmata and two birds...

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Bequest of James William Paige

early 17th century


54 x 54.5 cm (21 1/4 x 21 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .545 x .54

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Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts