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Chasuble fragment

Chauble fragment, two pieces joined. White stylized silhouetted flower and leafy stem motif in comber repeat in dense staggered rows on alternating polychrome bands and linen yarns. Edges tattered, join separating. Ecclesiastical Costume.


1947, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 1947)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Portuguese (?), 18th century

Object Place

Portugal (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and linen figured weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts