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Chalice veil

White silk ground embroidered with tarnished metal, pink, green, yellow, white, gray and blue silk. In the center is a lamb with a cross and banner. In the corners are bunches of flowers tied with ribbon. Poor in workmanship and design.

Provenance

1910, gift of Ellen Frances Moseley (b. 1848), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 3, 1910)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen F. Moseley

Probably Spanish or Portuguese, About 18th century

Accession Number

10.20

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles