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Chasuble

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The design of lead and pomegranate forms growing from indulating stems is woven in two heights of crimson velvet on a satin ground, called three storied velvet. The design is not complete. The trimming has been removed and one edge of the chasuble burnt.

Provenance

Purchased

Credit Line

Frank S. Adams Fund

Italian, 15th century

Dimensions

108 cm (42 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.08 from back of neck to bottom of garment

Accession Number

22.280

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes