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Chasuble

Chasuble with self orphrey. Independent bunches of naturalistic flowers and leafy stalks scattered amidst meandering vertical fronds and meandering bands of stylized leaves and lace. Polychrome silk yarns on a pale green moiré silk ground. Borders edged and orphries defined by metallic tape...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1760

Object Place

France

Accession Number

50.514

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes