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Chasuble

White silk embroidered with gold scrolls and shell-like forms, and festoons and sprays of flowers worked with white yellow, pink, violet, brown, blue, and green silk. Trimmed with gold and yellow gimp.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian or French, 18th century

Object Place

Italy or France

Accession Number

85.295

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes