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Chasuble

Ecclesiastical costume (chasuble). Red velvet on which have been appliqued symmetrical patterns cut out of satin and painted blue and green, outlines of gold thread (gilt silver wound on silk), details in gold and silver thread. Front and back, broad orphreys with figures appliqued, in part...

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Credit Line

Textile Special Fund

Spanish, 16th century

Object Place

Spain

Accession Number

38.765

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet; orphreys and appliques of satin, painted and embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes