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Chasuble

Ecclesiastical vestment. Central panels back and front of "bizarrre" silk with elaborate metal and polychrome silk floral brocade on white figured silk ground, side panels of elaborate fruit and floral brocade in metal and polychrome silk on orange-red figured silk; trimmed with gold galloon;...

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Provenance

Gift of William Phillips to MFA, May 9, 1946. Purchased by donor in Berlin, 1919.

Credit Line

Gift of William Phillips

18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

46.449

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with silk and metallic threads, metallic trim, linen lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes