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Ecclesiastical Costume. Mitre of Urban VIII (Maffeo Barberini). Obverse, St. Mark and lion in a compartment above the coat of arms of Clement VIII surrounded by stylized blossoms on intertwining stems above a panel with stylized symmetrical curling stalks and acanthus leaves. Reverse, Barberini...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 16–17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

91 x 32.7 x 1.8 cm (35 13/16 x 12 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.346

Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic thread, seed pearls and cut glass stones embroidered on silk satin and plain weave ground, silk and silver colored metal wrapped woven trim and looped fringe, and silk lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes