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Chasuble and orphries

Chasuble. Sides, a speckled, pomegranate motif above a stylized symmetrical leaf spray repeating in dense staggered rows within connecting diamond-shaped compartments formed by speckled bands which meet in lozenge motifs above, below, and flanking the main motif; yellow silk damask. Orphries,...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian or Spanish, 16th century

Object Place

Italy or Spain

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts