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Ecclesiastical Costume/Embroidery/Knitting. Chasuble back. Knitted orphrey strip of wool and cotton with polychrome vertical stripes, flanked by two repeating semi-naturalistic flower and leafy stalk motives in polychrome wool yarns plus a vertically undulating wavy line of linen and wool on...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly German or Eastern European, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Germany or Eastern Europe

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool knit, linen, silk satin, wool embroidery, silk and metallic woven trim, and silk, Linen and cotton backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts