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Part of chasuble back

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Lower part of chasuble back. Ground of ivory satin, divided into three vertical bands by narrow strips of 4-leafed blossoms; central urn with symmetrical floral arrangement; in each lower corner flower-filled cornucopia with scrolling stems spreading into central band; embroidered with faded...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

Chinese, 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

43.8 x 60 cm (17 1/4 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.121

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes