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Chasuble and orphrey

Chasuble. Sides: green silk damask with a highly stylized palmate leaf groupings and fleur-de-lis forms repeating in dense staggered rows within ogival compartments of speckled bands which pass through crowns to either side and above and below half of the 16th century. Orphrey, maroon silk...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Spanish, 16th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts