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St. Michael Chasuble

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St. Michael Chasuble. Blue and gold metallic brocaded ground, appliqued blue damask orphreys with embroidered and couched design in silk and metallic threads of crowned angel holding shield with instruments of the Passion, and St. Michael slaying thedragon on the front, stars and fleurs de lis...

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Provenance

Reverend Andrew Chalmers Wilson (b. 1872 - d. 1952), Newport, RI; 1952, bequeathed by Rev. Wilson to the Sisters of Saint Margaret's Convent, Boston; 1995, sold by Saint Margaret's Convent to Saint Michel Liturgical Arts, Norwood, MA; 1996, sold by Saint Michel Liturgical Arts to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 1996)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange

English (London), About 1909–12

Object Place

England (London)

Dimensions

112.39 cm (44 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1996.10

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with supplementary metal-wrapped patterning wefts, orphrey bands of silk damask emroidered with silk and metal-wrapped threads, and applied metallic braid

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes