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Chalice veil

Natural cotton ground embroidered with very fine yellow-green, pinkish red and blue silk yarns in fine satin stitch. In the center, YHS in a sunburst within an eight pointed star. Surrounding this, an inscription arranged as a square border: IHESU NOSTRA REDEMTIO AMORE DESIDERIUM. Stars and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Mediterranean (possibly Cyclades, Pholegandros), 17th–18th century

Object Place

Pholegandros, Cyclades, Mediterranean

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


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