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Chasuble

Chasuble with self orphrey. Vertical curling stylized acanthus leaves and slim stalks with semi-"bizarre" blossoms flanking the orphries. Orphrey, curling leaves, stylized blossoms, and "bizarre" designs with a reticular pattern. Polychrome silk chenille yarns, metallic yarns and metal coils on...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Spanish, 18th century

Object Place

Spain (possibly)

Accession Number

52.1694

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes