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Chasuble

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Ecclesiastical vestment. [French-style] White satin chasuble embroidered with bright polychrome silks and gold metal thread in closely spaced symmetrically arranged design of serpentine stems, large scrolling leaves, and variety of blossoms, trimmed with narrow gold galloon, lined with bright...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

18th century

Object Place

China (for Western Church)

Dimensions

Center back length: 105 cm (41 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.357

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic threads; taffeta lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes