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Chalice veil

Society of the Sisters of Bethany. Black silk damask; couched initial in metallic thread "ihu" "mry". Black silk and gold metallic thread trimmed tassels at corners. Given to the Society of Saint John the Evangelist in 1935-1940 in memory of the Rev. Andrew Chalmers Wilson.

Credit Line

Gift of the Society of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, Mass.

English, London (Lloyd Square), About 1930

Object Place

London (Lloyd Square), England

Dimensions

53.34 x 52.07 cm (21 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.481

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles