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Fragments of a chasuble

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Design of the 13th cent. execution probably 16th century or later. The ground is of green silk. the embossed design of circles enclosing birds, face to face, separated by a floral ornament and conventional, symmetrical floral, ornaments, is woven with red silk and gold thread. Only the heads,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, 1250–1300


27 x 111.7 cm (10 5/8 x 44 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.117 x .27

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Silk and gilt silver yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts