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Chasuble

White linen embroidered with colored silks. The colors are soft yellow, pinkish orange, blue, violet and green. Satin stitch and laid work are used. A crowned Virgin under a canopy is in the central orphrey in back, the rest of vestment is worked with conventional flowers. The embroidery much...

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Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

possibly Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

38.1736

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes