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Chalice veil

White velvet stripes with dentated edges and detailed with spots of green, pink and red are separated by narrow stripes of pink. Sewed on the two corners with bouillion, spangles and small pieces of colored metal, are pieces of white velvet with a design of small roses. Lined with green silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts