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Chasuble

Ecclesiastical Costume. Chasuble. Flanking the orphrey a pair of vertical undulating stalks, each with three large stylized blossoms. Raised work, laid metallic yarns couched down to form various patterns; ground of brown velvet (front) and red velvet (back). Orphrey, large stylized blossoms in...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Hungarian or Polish, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

47.283

Medium or Technique

Embroidered velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes