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Ecclesiastical Costume. Deep red, unpatterned, cut velvet sides. Orphrey; repeating one above the other, a pair of godrooned fountain or basin-like motives. From the spaces between them spring symmetrical pairs of leafy stalks and stylized floral volutes which terminate in zoo-morphic heads,...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish or Italian, 16th century

Object Place

Spain or Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts